Category Archive: Dallas

A Day at the Mosque

When I found out people were gathering outside a mosque in a nearby city to rally in support of Muslims, I called my next door neighbor to ask if it was the same… Continue reading

Activism in the wake of a Trump Presidency

On my last post, I wrote about some of my goals for 2017 (reading more books, writing often, daily meditation, etc.) and also personal challenges that would hopefully  include 12 adventures—new places and/or… Continue reading

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Gong Xi Fa Cai or Gong Hey Fat Choi! These terms all loosely translates to “Congratulations and Be Prosperous”. Today begins the Lunar New Year in the Chinese calendar. It is traditionally celebrated… Continue reading

I dream of ramen….

I will be leaving for a trip to the Philippines in less than a week and I am quite excited that my layover is going to be in Narita. Since we moved from… Continue reading

Big Tex and all the Fried Foods at the Texas State Fair

The first time I went to the State Fair was probably 10 years ago. We haven’t been back until today. I must admit, I’ve never been a big fan of the Texas State… Continue reading

San Antonio Road Trip

If anyone knew me well, they can certainly attest for my love of travel. But because of my commitment to my kids, whose complicated schedules limit us from traveling often, we’ve been pretty… Continue reading

A Touch of Thailand in Dallas

  Having lived in cities where Southeast Asian culture is more prevalent than it is here in Dallas, we were ecstatic to find out that The Buddhist Center of Dallas (Watdallas) was going… Continue reading

Gipsy Kings and my love for Spanish music

One of my all time favorites, the Gipsy Kings, were in Dallas last night at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Hubby asked me two nights ago if I want to see them in… Continue reading

When in Texas, we eat BBQ!

My husband is a meat eater and he may not want to admit it but he secretly loves Texas BBQ. Our 15 year old, Joshua, on the other hand, thinks of himself as… Continue reading