Daily Archives: March 22, 2017

Solstice New Year

New Year is celebrated on the first day of spring along the Silk Road from Persia to Mongolia and such parts.  The holiday is called Norooz, and it’s the biggest, brightest, eatingest day on that culture’s calendar.  Traditional foods symbolize wishes for the coming year.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could make life go our way by feasting? I spent the day with my Silk Road son-in-law, greeting spring along a Chesapeake Bay shoreline.  Daughter and granddaughter joined us for an evening feast as we wait for spring to bring a second sweet granddaughter to this much-blessed family.  I […]