My Recent Trip to The Met

Some people are “museum people” and some aren’t. I am. I love museums. I love history, cultures, art, and learning about all these things. I’ve been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art countless times over the years and I’ll never get tired of it. My most recent trip there was 2 weeks ago for a…

Mid-Autumn Festival

This past Sunday was the Mid-Autumn Festival, a holiday that is celebrated by the Chinese and I believe Vietnamese people celebrate it too, but don’t hold me to that! So I don’t really know what people do to celebrate this holiday. All I know is that my family eats moon cakes. There are a lot…

Saree from Sareez

How’s everyone’s weekend going? My post for you today is a little bit different. Sareez, an Indian ethnic wear website, recently reached out to me and kindly offered to send me a saree! Now, obviously I’m not Indian, but I assume the nice people over at Sareez saw that I have worn Indian clothing (borrowed…

Happy Chinese New Year

Today is Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year. This year is the year of the Goat or Sheep depending on what you want to call it. I’ve heard it both ways. There are a whole list of traditions and things that people do to prepare and celebrate the new year – way too many…

Photo Challenge: Humanity

It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do for the latest photo challenge from The Daily Post. When I read last Friday that the challenge was going to be humanity I started racking my brain for ideas of pictures I have taken in the past that might represent “humanity”. Unless you…

Wedding Weekend Part 1 – Culture

Before I begin, let me just clarify that this was not my wedding weekend, but the wedding of one of my oldest and best friends. As I mentioned in my last post, I went away for the weekend for the wedding. As both the bride and groom are Indian, the wedding was filled with cultural activities,…