Holiday Connections. World A Fiesta in the Making

March Tips and Reflections.

In February we talked about using Chinese Cooking techniques and bringing a yin yan to our leftovers. Well, I’ve been taking my own advice and I have been exploring the Four Flavors of the Chinese...

Top of the Morning to You!

“Top of the morning to you.. and the rest of the day to you” When I was working as a librarian, during the month of March, we used to greet each other with this Irish...

Purim is a Jewish holiday from Persia

Purim is a celebration of freedom! The story was recorded in what we call the Megillah, aka, the Book of Esther (dated 5th century BCE). It lasts only one day, it is celebrated between February...

Zarathustra Said What?

In order to understand Zoroaster a.k.a. Zarathustra, we need to read what Herodotus wrote about the Persian people. Herodotus the historian of the Greco-Persian Wars, wrote around 500 BC. that: “The Persians offer sacrifice to:...