April Fools’ Day

Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day, a day that I’ve often looked forward to–when I’ve had a fun prank in mind. I’m not as brave as some people are when it comes to pranks. I don’t think I could ever “announce” something tragic or life-changing on April Fools’ Day. Usually, my pranks have involved ideas like…

St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May you feel joyful and blessed today! As an Irishwoman (well, a one-quarter Irishwoman), St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. There’s something about it that puts a smile on my face and a jolly Irish tune in my heart. On Saturday, Tony and I went to the local…

Enjoying the Greek Food Festival

One of my favorite events of the year is the Greek Food Festival. The food is delicious, the costumes are colorful, and the warm, celebratory atmosphere puts me in a cheerful mood. I enjoyed watching the Greek folk dancers this year. While some of the circle dancing gets a little repetitive after a few songs,…

Why I Love ‘Downton Abbey’

I can’t wait for the next season of Downton Abbey. It’s not only one of the best shows that I’m currently watching; it’s one of my favorite shows ever. (Season 5, or more accurately, “Series 5” is returning to television in the UK on September 21.) The writing, directing, and acting in Downton Abbey are…