I’ll be Home for Christmas…just may be easier said than done.

I’ll be Home for Christmas…just may be easier said than done.

| December 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

This year won’t be the first year that so many soldiers send their greetings to their loved ones from overseas while a small number will be fortunate enough to make it back just in time for the holidays. With living and working amidst the largest naval base in the United States, I’ve witnessed deployments and […]

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Habari gani? (“What’s New?”) The celebration of Kwanzaa!

Habari gani? (“What’s New?”) The celebration of Kwanzaa!

| December 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

The fun doesn’t end after Christmas, for some, it’s only just begun! Celebrated Dec. 26-Jan.1, Kwanzaa is the unique African American celebration that focuses on the traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Kwanzaa, which means, “first fruits of the harvest” in the African language Kiswahili, was founded in 1966 and is […]

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Joy to the World…

| December 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

…and Peace on Earth! This holiday season philanthropic gift-giving is quite the trend.  This should come as no surprise in light of the recession … as a matter of fact, the loss of jobs for so many Americans has been an eye opener to the needs not only in the United States but around the […]

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O Little Town of…

O Little Town of…

| December 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

…Williamsburg Traveling this holiday season or already making plans for next year?  Consider escaping your home or apartment to spend your holiday in a small town.  Their captivating festivals, locally owned stores with unique gifts, and cozy inns decorated to the brim for the season can be enticing no matter what stage of life you’re […]

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