Get off the beaten path and explore the things that set Toyama prefecture apart that cannot be experienced elsewhere in Japan.
by November is Native American Heritage Month. I love learning about Native American cultures. One way to learn is through the people. Today I will share about six notable Native Americans that are featured on Tribal Nations Map, a website I discovered a few years ago. Little Turtle (Mihšihkinaahkwa) Mihšihkinaahkwa, or Little Turtle, was […]
by Flavia Z. Drago’s debut picture book, Gustavo, the Shy Ghost, helps young readers learn more about the Day of the Dead. As a Mexican graphic designer and illustrator, her use of whimsical and detailed mixed-media helps to illustrate the vibrant elements of Mexican culture. “This post contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase, […]
by Welcome to Newton, MA, a fascinating city about seven miles west of Boston. I have lived here for more than twenty years — right over the Mass Pike in West Newton Hills. My husband and I also raised our three children here. Newton, MA is a liberal and wealthy small town. As it turns […]
by International Day of Peace is a day established by the United Nations to strengthen and focus on the ideals of peace and to encourage non-violence throughout the world. This year’s theme centers on recovery for a more equitable and sustainable planet. In this post, I offer books that center on connecting our daily lives […]