Monthly Archive:: May 2009
In two weeks, we’ll be taking off to Japan to explore Osaka and Kyoto. I’ve been to Japan before but without a baby boy. Even then, the hustle and bustle of a big Japanese city can be intimating. I’m most excited to explore the hot springs culture, eat a bunch of ramen
Each spring, the world outside our home is invaded. Not by aliens or evil monsters, but they might as well be. This invasion is a thick dusting of yellow pollen which sends innocent victims clamoring for tissues and the safety of the indoors. The simple phrase “in bloom” sends me into a
Can you read that? It says “56 in a 35″ Criminy. $149.00 All because I lost focus. More importantly, I had quite the humbling moment with my middle kidlet in the car. At first he panicked and asked … … if we were going to jail (when he saw the light bar).
In March we launched our first Little Citizen of the Month Contest asking our Facebook fans to submit pictures of their children wearing Tea. We had an overwhelming response with more than 650 entries. Now with two months behind us I can say this contest is truly a treat. What a joy!
Moving creates stress. Moving fosters arguments and moving SURE adds an extra level of uncertainty to your relationships. Moving can even breed bitterness and contempt as one starts the process of packing. How could something that people do every day, cause such anxiety? How could the things that are contained inside
If you have ever traveled to Hawaii you have experienced Aloha Spirit from the locals. It can’t be missed. Aloha Spirit is thought to elevate and empower its people and keeps Hawaii the unique place it is. If you have not been to the islands, I can assure you that you have
At times I think another culture can offer insight into our own culture. It took a specific experience that I had in Greece combined with an experience of my fathers’ (with his close Japanese acquaintance), that made me realize what may be sparse within American culture. I can remember it quite clearly.