To guide those desirous of good travel this spring, passages without dread or detours, I've put together my list of the top ten travel tips for this spring, gleaned from delirious misadventures all over the world.
Just because. ...
This coming Wednesday, March 5, is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Let's take a look at the historical emergence and spiritual significance of the Lenten season.
Grab a flight, and head to the land of the Magyars to experience these quintessential Central European spring festivals.
Why is it that so many people abandon those resolutions so quickly? Every year I hear the same stories about not being able to find a parking space at...
When I was out showing houses on New Year's Day to my long-suffering clients who were outbid close to 10 times, I braced myself for a busy spring. So, uh, where is spring?
Saint Valentine's Day is one of many holidays that are clustered around the beginning of spring, including the Roman Lupercalia, the Celtic Imbolic, t...
Nostalgia and superstition are guilty pleasures, and one time we allow ourselves to indulge in them, albeit with titters of embarrassment, is on Groundhog Day.
With each day, the sun warms our bodies and our hearts with a few more minutes of light as we move slowly toward Vernal Equinox and spring. Each religious tradition has expressed thoughts about this transition in our year and thus in our lives, both physical and spiritual.
Tu B'Shvat is the Jewish New Year for trees. It is often marked with joyous tunes, tree planting ceremonies (in Israel), and the consumption of many fruit. So if Tu B'Shvat isn't a festival, why do we celebrate it and what is its function?
We don't have to pretend to enjoy the winter if spring is our preference, but what if we could consciously embrace the season, understanding it is a prerequisite -- a rite of passage -- for the spring to follow.
Fashion Week has long been a culmination of starving souls yearning, aching and damn near dying to be noticed. It happens twice a year, for a week at a time (and thankfully not more).
Throughout the growing season I love walking through my flower garden. Even from one day to the next subtle changes catch my eye with amazement. But a midsummer walk reveals a landscape unique to that time of the year.
Friday, June 21st was the 2013 summer solstice. As I have posted previously, Austin College's new IDEA Center is a very large ...
Ultimately, if you change the way you understand and use nature's energy you will change your life and contribute the best of you with everyone you touch.
If spring could be embodied in a cheese, we're certain it would be ricotta.