If I enjoy where I am right now, my journey will be that much more exquisite. And as far as destination, there is none, really. As soon as we reach one milestone, we focus on new things that excite and inspire us.
President Obama today thanked the American people for "standing up to oppression" by protesting the Columbus Day holiday. He vowed to take aggressive action to "right the wrongs of our current outmoded holiday calendar" as we "embark on a new era of fairness and equality."
If we follow Christ like we follow the latest food phenomenons or workout routine (to say nothing of our obsession with material things), we would each lead much more meaningful and happy lives.
Time is running out for anyone still looking to use up their paid vacation days this year. Yet fall can be a great time to take advantage of off-peak prices, even amid the current trend of rising airfares.
There's a chill in the air and color on the trees in North America. Autumn brings pumpkin patches, apple picking and harvest celebrations. However, Mother Nature's bounty sparks rituals, celebrations and gatherings year round.
You are not tied to a tradition sold to you by Butterball. But if you do choose turkey, smoke it.
Thanksgiving is still a couple of months away, but if you want to take a trip over the holiday, now's the time to book--especially if you want to trav...
The plume of a great doom now looms. Talking about that wonderfully hideous first Monday in September -- Labor Day. Yeah, sure, it's a big time, bona fide holiday, but being the last warm wet splash of summer -- so bittersweet. Like the final free Continental breakfast buffet before checking out of a five-star hotel.
Every American Indian person at the powwow is connected, and is making a statement that American Indian people are still here. This is our celebration of life past, present and future.
Susan Anspach is best known for her appearances with Jack Nicholson in "Five Easy Pieces" and Michael Douglas in "Running," but a more obscure European production, "Montenegro," may be her masterpiece.
Dad took me fishing, where I tried to fight off the gnats flying into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad watched me play Little League baseball, where I tried to play right field while gnats flew into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad took me golfing, where I tried to -- well, you get the picture.
I resolved to operate every day with that recognition of how precious my life and relationships are to me. But have I had unnecessary arguments in my family since then, have I sometimes "sweated the small stuff," or temporarily forgot the lessons I learned from my surgery? Yes. Still human, I'm afraid.
Will there be a day to celebrate the first space travelers who defied time by way of a wormhole? And what will happen to our old holidays? Will it come to pass that in a far off time January 1 will no longer be New Year's Day?
Bristol might be one of the most harmonious small towns you'll ever visit. With an abundance of spectacular homes and gardens, this little hard to get to town is now a magnet for destination weddings.
There is either a decades-long conspiracy involving tens of thousands of scientists who have imbedded false formulas into the basic physics and chemistry textbooks, or climate change is real.
Now that my definition of "home" has a whole new landscape and mindset, I will take some time to reflect on feelings about the events that have transp...