Destination: Solvang, California (2022 Edition)

Following our time in Santa Barbara, we continued further up the California coast to Solvang, a popular Danish-inspired town that's nicknamed "Little Copenhagen." I hadn't been back in over seven years, and it was a short, but brief afternoon wandering the town and revisiting some old haunts. I also checked out Mission Santa Inés in …

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Pi Day 2022

Hello! Today is Pi Day, a day to celebrate the mathematical symbol pi (π). March 14th is the today to celebrate it, as the date's numbers (3/14) correlate to pi's 3.14. Pi Day is a day not only to spread awareness of the ubiquitous math symbol, but also to celebrate with plenty of pie, as …

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival/中秋節快樂! (and Friday the 13th)

Hello folks, Not only is today the superstitious Friday the 13th, but also the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) in East Asia. Under the Lunar calendar, it falls on the 15th day of the 8th month, so the date varies year-to-year on the Gregorian calendar. The festival is famous for its mooncakes, which are rich, densely-sweet pastries …

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