Category Archives: Holidays

Easter in the Catholic World

Easter, together with Christmas, is one of the most important Catholic festivities. During the Easter Holy Week, Catholics celebrate Jesus Christ’s Death and Resurrection. It is celebrated during the first Spring full-moon Sunday, and therefore its date changes every year. … Continue reading

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6 Weird things we had to adjust to during our first year in the Silicon Valley

Looking back at my first 18 months in Silicon Valley, here are a few things which had an incredible impact on our life-style. It actually took a while to figure out what they were, but I can now make an (almost) complete … Continue reading

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My Top 6 Hikes in the Bay Area

These are my favorite 6 hikes and they are very different by nature. They are all between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. 1. Wilder Ranch State Park. I love to take the Ohlone Bluff Trail for a few miles and see the waves crash onto … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies – A Family Tradition at Christmas

A few weeks ago I wrote about two important Christmas traditions. One – cutting down a tree, and Two – baking sugar cookies. I’ve done both now, so I guess Christmas must be getting close. I don’t think I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Family Traditions During the Holidays

It’s the time of year when traditions are prevalent.  Some were purposely and thoughtfully created while others just evolved.  For example, I sought out the perfect wooden advent calendar with the intention of opening 25 magical doors becoming tradition in my … Continue reading

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