Flower of the Day – Chia Pet™ Update

Flower of the Day – Chia Pet™ Update

In a previous post, I had mentioned that I received a Chia Pet™ as a Christmas gift from one of my daughters, and I included a brief history of this craft, originally from the Mexican state of Oaxaca. This is a fun craft, especially to entertain a gardening project during one of the coldest parts of this winter season so far, as we are experiencing here in Southern Ontario ... click on title for more

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe – Pandemic and Hope

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe – Pandemic and Hope

Year after year, uninterrupted since the 16th century, many devout people have visited the site of Our Lady of Guadalupe apparitions, coming from all corners of Mexico, Latin America, and the world, just to see the image of the Virgin, now inside the New Basilica. Last year, due to the COVID19 pandemic, the site had very limited access to the public; this year, it has been announced that the Sanctuary will again be open, to continue the centuries-old tradition ... click on title for more