Juneteenth was first celebrated in 1866 on the anniversary of the date that slavery in Texas ended a year earlier in 1865. It was formally made a paid state holiday in 1980, specifically in Texas. Although it has been observed and celebrated across the US (and some other countries apparently too) since 1866, it wasn’tContinue reading “Juneteenth”
I know I am publishing this well past February 2nd, but still think it is culturally relevant, especially in 2022… During the pandemic, at least in the English-speaking western world “Groundhog Day” the popular 1993 film became a shorthand joke for how we’re all supposed to get out of this Corona wave loop. Do youContinue reading “Groundhog Day”
[°This is prompt 6 in the #virtualcampfire2021 November writing series hosted by @chameleon_coaching & @southboundstories. “I’m a verbose, life-improvement in process.” Me If you have seen my other posts you know by now that I have a lot to say. We all know that it is your choice to read any or all of itContinue reading “A six word story about ME”
American Thanksgiving has a rich, but controversial history. It is a Day of Mourning for Native Americans. Read on to learn more about this ‘classic’ colonial American Holiday.
This is writing prompt 4 in the ‘Virtualcampfire2021’ writing series over on Instagram. Read on to hear about what food I miss the most.
This is prompt 3, of the Instagram #virtualcampfire2021 – Re-Entry & the New Normal…
#virtualcampfire2021, writing prompt number 2: The little things.
Over on Instagram (@AmidreamEU), Christina Kapaun @southboundstories and Annyka Overton @chameleoncoaching created a series of writing prompts (#virtualcampfire2021) for ex-pats to share over the course of November. I am a bit of a sucker for a community-minded activity and for writing prompts, so I decided to participate. So, this is me. Hello! 👩🏻 My name is Christina.Continue reading “This is me…”
Inspiration and education can come from anywhere. Here, I felt inspired by a webinar to put my complex thoughts to print.
I recently mentioned how I came back from Portland with roughly 20 pounds of books.