Tag Archives: Holidays

Giving Thanks

Christmas is my favorite season, but it honestly doesn’t feel like the Christmas season until you go through Thanksgiving. I hadn’t realized how much I depend on Thanksgiving to transition to Christmas until now. Thanksgiving with my family is a very traditional one. My entire family (extended and all) gathers at one home for turkey and pie. Our family gatherings are always so fun and never entail family drama. Though we are close, we have never been the ones to go around the table and say what we were thankful for. We may not vocally say what we are thankful for, but we spend the whole day catching up on each other’s lives. Since I wasn’t able to celebrate with my family, I was lucky enough to spend the day with new friends. Continue reading

Chuseok

This week was the week of the national holiday Chuseok. For a quick explanation of Chuseok, it is basically the Korean Thanksgiving. It is a big harvest festival that takes place in the span of three days. It is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. This year it landed on Sept. 23-25th. Continue reading