Category: "Celebration"

United in Independence

July 3rd, 2018
The Fourth of July: Our nation’s prime summertime holiday. We may choose to celebrate with a vibrant parade, picnic, or fireworks display, or we can observe while quietly sitting on the beach, hanging in the air conditioning, or reading under a tree, all because we are free. Still, every American should take at least a few moments to reflect upon the reason why we celebrate this national holiday. more »

Why They Marched

May 2nd, 2017
An interview of five women who attended the March. Learn what they marched FOR during our inevitable future of fighting AGAINST. more »


December 30th, 2015
I remember December 26th as one of the worst days of my childhood years. No one sneaks into your living room to hide presents under the tree on that day. All the anticipation and excitement leading up to Christmas suddenly fades into nothing more than a… more »

A Massive Ceremony Coming to Philadelphia

September 25th, 2015
At the risk of beating a sensitive drum, I have to acknowledge an enormous occasion that is happening around me. I would be foolish not to write about this religious, spiritual, and ceremonial occasion after focusing on those same topics recently. … more »

The Elements of Ceremony

September 11th, 2015
When the idea hit for my second blog, Today’s Walk Outside, I was gazing out my window with a deep sense of gratitude. What I hadn't realized is that I was actually try to create a ceremony. more »