The Meaning & Colors of Memorial Day

Tweet It could be easy to forget as we slip into a pair of shorts and get the goodies ready for the grill that Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Take a moment today to remember the many men and women who have protected and […] Read more »

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How Red & Green Became the Colors of Christmas

Tweet This article about the meaning and symbolism of Christmas red and green was originally posted for Christmas 2008. If I say “Christmas colors” I bet red and green instantly come to mind but have you ever wondered how these two colors came to represent our most celebrated holiday? Like any longstanding tradition there are […] Read more »

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Give The Gift of Color: Jingle Jangle Bangles

Tweet I love gifts that are colorful AND have a story or symbolic meaning.  If you do too, giving your color lover a bangle to dangle around her wrist might be a perfect gift. What makes bangles different from other types of bracelets is that they are circular in shape and NOT flexible.  Hmm, sounds […] Read more »

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The Colors of China

Tweet Last month, my mother and I traveled to China. It was an amazing trip; China is indescribable and fascinating, surprising, unexpected, controversial, complicated, impressive and moving – a world of superlatives and contrasts. China is a great and vast nation with an ancient culture of major historical importance. Marco Polo explored China seven centuries […] Read more »

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Color Your Garden: RED

Tweet This past week I have spent a lot of time puttering about my yard.  Picking, pruning, weeding- transplanting, seeding- it’s a real scene happening outside my backdoor.  My fingernails are as dirty as my ripped rubber garden boots, my spirit is shaping up as well. I am a “Sybil” ( of multi-personalities) when it […] Read more »

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