The Day of the Dead Celebrations (Dia de los Muertos)

Holidays, cultures, and traditions from around the world are something that truly intrigues me. I’m fascinated by how much our small families and communities as well as our larger culture and country influence who we are as people and how we live our lives. When I notice an event around a holiday or tradition from another culture, I love to attend and learn more about wh...
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Being Grounded in Rituals, Traditions, and Community

Whether we are aware of it or not, traditions, rituals and community play a large role in our lives and livelihood. On the Winter Solstice, my friend Jan Haas mentioned her family getting together to celebrate the day. I said to her, “You really could teach me a thing or two about rituals and traditions.” Over the following days, I realized that was what I missed most abo...
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