Category: Blue is The Spirit

Happy Diwali

Tonight,  it’s time to clean up the house and light a candle to welcome Diwali, the festival of lights.  It helps to have colorful candy and to call your brother, too, as Diwali is a way to welcome luck and prosperity into your home, and also to bring harmony into your household. Traditionally, Diwali is…

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The Dead Bring Flowers

Growing up in Italy I learned a lot of “remedies” for anything from the evil eye to attracting a good husband.  My mother and grandmother had an interpretation for every event, minor or major, from throwing away a bloody rag without wrapping it properly first (the devil will come and eat it, and then you…

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