Tag Archives: Holidays

I Wish You A Merry…What?

More often than I could possibly care for, seasonal memes or simple status updates on my social network feeds tell me how much of a pain it is to say “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas.” I am probably preaching … Continue reading

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Barbarazweigerl (St. Barbara Twigs)

In Austria – and I am sure in other regions of Europe – people cut a few twigs from a fruit tree (usually cherry, but any fruit tree should work) on December 4th. When put into water and kept inside, … Continue reading

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