making the world a {beautiful & creative} place


creativity-takes-courageWalking around any given Norwegian city on a weekend in late November and early December, you’re bound to come upon a Christmas market.

They’re put on by schools, churches, clubs and other organizations. A display of various handcrafts and gifts, baked goods and even possibly some activities. (more…)

making the world an {inclusive} place

an extra place at the Christmas table

In 2010, we found ourselves alone in Ukraine at Thanksgiving. For those that are not familiar with this American holiday, it is a big deal. In my opinion, it’s perhaps the best of America’s traditions. It’s a holiday focused not on gifts or commercialism, but on family and friends. (more…)