Photo by cottonbro Intergeneration Month 2022 by Sharon Schweitzer How do we connect generations for better communication and sharing gratitude? In recognition of Intergeneration Day, we share some ideas for celebration. It’s interesting to note that the origin of this month’s Intergeneration celebration began in the year 2000 with Ms. Sandy Kraemer during [...]
Image: The Commissioners Court of Bexar County, The State of Texas and Governor Greg Abbott, The City of San Antonio and Mayor Ron Nirenberg By Sharon Shchweitzer As a second generation Czech American living in Texas, I’m delighted to share that October is Czech American Heritage Month. On October 1st of 2021, [...]
In honor of National Coffee Day, September 29, 2022, we asked our local baristas to share their wisdom.
Many US Americans associate gratitude with the celebration of Thanksgiving in November. However, we can expand this view of an emotion that spans all seven continents.
Image: Screenshot: courtesy NBC, Parks and Recreation YouTube. Hearts: stock.adobe.com By Vitaliy “What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year…ladies celebrating ladies.” – Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation Last year we talked about Galentine’s Day, and this year it has grown to be even bigger. On February 13th, the day [...]
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Do you know what the most consumed liquid in the world is after water? And hint: It’s not beer! Tea is made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis and is the second most consumed drink on the planet. So, in honor of National Hot Tea Month, we are exploring five global [...]
Photo by Ken Tomita from Pexels Marie Kondo would be unhappy with us from time to time - from our technology to our beverage cups, our workspace can easily become untidy. Monday, January 10th is an excellent day to declutter and organize your home or office work space. Annually, on the second Monday of [...]
Photo by PhotoMIX Company from Pexels In Australia, Britain, Canada, Kenya, and a number of the 54 nations within the British Commonwealth, the day after Christmas, December 26th is known as Boxing Day. So, what is Boxing Day? Does it correlate to the sport of boxing? Consider these six (6) interesting facts about this December holiday. As [...]
Image by Julia Volk on Pexels Regifting occurs when someone gives a gift that was previously given to them by someone else. At its heart, regifting lacks integrity because the original gift recipient is repurposing a gift that was especially chosen just for them – to a different person. In U.S. culture, regifting [...]
Image by Biljana Jovanovic from Pixabay A new Shutterfly poll, conducted by Ipsos, has revealed that two in five U.S. Americans plan to send out holiday cards or give personalized gifts to connect this 2021 holiday season, a significant increase of nearly 24% from 2020. So, during this pandemic holiday season, individuals, families, and [...]