In a world where businesses of all sizes operate on a global scale and as the U.S. becomes an increasingly diverse country, traveling abroad can offer more than just a fun experience during college. It can function as a very valuable asset on one’s resume after graduation. Although there are plenty of destinations that are sure to create an enlightening experience, the following list references some additional considerations you might want to make when choosing your own study abroad location. [Read more…]
From Irish blessings to Italian toasts, people have many ways of blending their heritages into their wedding ceremonies. While many Americans have such European ties, many also have ties to their present country. By blending your Native American heritage into your wedding ceremony, you can pay homage to your history as you look toward your future.
Something Old, Something New
Incorporating your Native American heritage into your ceremony doesn’t mean you have to have an old-fashioned wedding. If you want modern attire, modern music and modern vows, go for it. It’s your wedding.
The beauty of some popular Native American wedding blessings and rituals is the ease with which you can integrate them into any type of wedding ceremony. You could, of course, follow all the traditions of your tribe, such as blessing the spot of your ceremony for seven days and exchanging food instead of rings, as in Cherokee wedding tradition, or you could choose a few aspects of that tradition and work them into the ceremony. That way, you get the best of both your worlds. [Read more…]
The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that burglaries are more common in rental properties with 10 or more units than in single-family homes, but the reasons for that are unclear. When people live in close proximity, as they do in apartments, there may be more opportunities for thieves to take advantage of carelessness. But by being mindful of your own actions and assessing the safety of an apartment before you even move in, you can reduce your likelihood of becoming a victim. [Read more…]