Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer
Cary, NC- For the second year, the Town of Cary has partnered with Chabad of Cary, the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary and Temple Beth Shalom to bring the town a festival to celebrate Hanukkah. Cary lit the large public menorah on the second night of the holiday, this past Sunday.
Guest post by writer Colleen Malloy-Cagnassola of Wake Forest. Photo by Brooke Meyer.
My young son approached me recently looking for the truth! Usually when he approaches me, it’s because he wants something tangible. But this time was different. He seemed hopeless. He looked up with sadness in his eyes, and asked, “Mom, is there really a Santa?” Instantly, my body froze. Read more
Cary, NC- When your kids have a passion, you will do anything to help. Kate Cook’s children, Grace and Stuart, want to help orphans in faraway India through a program called Global Hope. Kate is hosting a juried art exhibit to raise the needed funds. Read more
Story by Neha Rai and Jayana Saldanha. Edited by Matt Young.
Cary, NC – Did you know that the second most commonly spoken language in Cary is Hindi? For those of you not familiar with Indian Holidays, we have a report direct from India on the spring festivals of Basakhi and Ugadi. Read more
Story by Mary Beth Phillips. Photo by James Brandon.
Cary, NC – Patti Zordich did not plan to become an expert on trauma and attachment theory, but after earning her doctorate with a focus on attachment theory and then working with children who had experienced trauma, it all came together. The fruits of her experience led her to write a book for newly adoptive parents: Gotcha! Welcoming Your Adopted Child Home. Read more
Story by Jayana Ira Saldanha. Edited by Matt Young.
Cary, NC and Mangalore, India – Many of us who work here in the Triangle in North Carolina have co-workers, contacts, clients and family in India. I was sharing tidbits about our traditions in the United States with a co-worker in India – Jayana Ira Saldanha – and she was kind enough to send this on. Read more
Book review by Matt Young. Photo by PanArmenian.
Cary, NC – Suzette Faith Foster walks to the beat of a different drummer (or dances, I should say). Some of you might be worried that this is an insult. Trust me – to Sue, it is not. There was a time when many thought she would never even walk again. Read more