Tag Archives: Traditions

I gave up Pączkis for Lent

Terminology: Pączki – a traditional home made European confection nominally prune-filled and lightly dusted with powdered sugar with variations on the theme; a filled pastry. I prefer lemon-filled. Lent – a traditional Christian season of fasting and prayer (nominally 40 … Continue reading

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Unemployment Declared Traditional

Like Will Rogers, all I know is what I read in the papers. No branch or level of government – Federal, State, or Local, sees unemployment as a problem. They have their own jobs – “What, Me Worry?” Not even … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

My niece sent us some lovely, hand-made Christmas cards. It sent me into a nostalgic reverie about my mother (her grandma) and how she would decorate the house for Christmas. In my mother’s day, the exchange of Christmas cards seemed … Continue reading

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A Very Catty Remark

Holidays conjure holiday memories and year by year we are reminded of holidays past. New Year’s Eve in memory is too often fog bound from over indulgence and unaccustomed celebration. New Year’s Day for many is a day to nurse … Continue reading

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