Last minute Kids Activities for Thanksgiving

Thanks taking wouldn’t have been much of a holiday, would it? On the other hand, giving thanks can be celebrated in many ways without any religious or national boundaries.

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all that we are thankful for, for gathering family, friends and near ones. The holiday evokes images of reunions, large turkey feast with stuffing, pie, football, parades and busy travel plans. Last but not least, the long lines of “Black Friday” shopping.

Thanksgiving, today, is predominantly celebrated as a secular holiday in the United States and Canada. This tradition of being thankful began as a celebration for the harvest of the year. Many other countries around the world have harvest festivals and festivals known as Thanksgiving though traditions and origins are different.


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Sandwich, Wrap or an Art Piece?

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Is this a sandwich, a wrap or an art piece?  That’s the first reaction I get when I assemble this sandwich. People just stare at it instead of trying to gobble it. You be the judge and let me know if you would like to have a bite or just stare.


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Day Out Admiring Incredible Chihuly Glass Art

Chihuly is an internationally renowned contemporary glass artist and his sculptures reflect his love of nature. His incredible art work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide.  I first saw glass art at the Museum of Glass in Seattle few years ago. I have been fascinated with glass art ever since.

“Glass is the most magical of all materials.” – Dale Chihuly

We frequent the Dallas Arboretum and been waiting, for the hot weather to cool down, to visit the most exciting and anticipated exhibition in the garden of artist Dale Chihuly’s dramatic glass sculptures.

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