Category Archives: Holidays

9/11 – A National Day of Service and Remembrance

In all of the horror that we witnessed on September 11, 2001, the amazing thing we also saw was the incredible generosity, bravery, selflessness, and compassion of people from all over the country, who came together to help one another, the survivors, the victims’ families, and their communities. It was a shining ray of hope […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms – married moms, single moms, adoptive moms, birth moms, grandmoms, grieving moms, moms-in-law, stepmoms, foster moms, gay moms, struggling-to-be-moms, moms who started out as as an aunt/sister/cousin/friend but took on the job, dads who are pulling double duty, and Fur-kid moms. ‘Mom’ isn’t a legal designation. ‘Mom’ isn’t […]

Putting the “Saint” in St. Louis

Since it’s Easter weekend, I thought I’d share a quirky little thing I found when prowling around one of my favorite neighborhoods in St. Louis. You have to understand, there’s a lot of religion in The ‘Lou, particularly Catholic. It seems like there’s a huge, gorgeous church on every other corner. People have devotionals and […]