Poinsettia, Flor de Nochebuena, Cuetlaxóchitl – this beautiful plant has many names. Poinsettias are native to the tropical highlands of Mexico. In the wild they grow into 10-foot-high bushes with explosions of […]
The Christmas lights display at Van Dusen Gardens, in Vancouver. More of Hey Jude’s Garden Challenge: Urban Spaces. More of Nancy Merrill’s a Photo a Week Challenge: December Holidays.
Years ago we took my friend’s little boy to the Art School Graduate Show. His taste in art was surprising sophisticated for a four year old. But his favourite piece was an […]
Although Vietnam is officially an atheist country, and less than 10% of the population considers themselves Christian, Christmas seems to be loved by all, especially the festive red Santa suits. […]
Season’s greetings from Hoi An in Vietnam, where you can get custom Santa suits in every size and style!
By popular request, Al’s mom’s recipe for turkey stuffing. Quote: “It tastes just the way stuffing is supposed to taste!” Note that I was short of breadcrumbs, and ended up […]