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Grandma Was Right

The story goes like this:

A young woman was preparing a ham dinner. After she cut off the end of the ham, she placed it in a pan for baking. 148 more words


Holwell Traditions

Like many people local to Dartmoor, we visit Holwell Lawn, near Hound Tor, toward the end of May every year. The Bluebells will always, by then, have been in flower for several weeks in other parts of the county, and in the Dartmoor woodlands. 439 more words


Modi-led NDA government launches major scheme for preserving and upgrading traditional arts

On 14 May 2015, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptullah launched a major welfare scheme in Varanasi, aimed at preserving and upgrading traditional arts and handicraft skills, in a move that will benefit thousands of traditional craftsmen, many of whom belong to minority communities. 402 more words

Shruti Chaturvedi


Remember that time we visited the Valle del Jerte and saw the cherry blossoms? I bet you do. And do you remember that Piornal was quite a little village, with a strange… 158 more words


Sausage Day: The Reis Legacy

Each fall, our family invites over 60 people into our small home to help make over 500 pounds of sausage and celebrate with us. Over the years, I have been trying to describe non-sausage day goers what actually happens and how this whole fiasco started. 757 more words


Bounded by Our Blood Ties

            Detachment not from everyone, but from those people who keep hooking their harsh words unto my sensitive flaws is where I’m focusing my energy and my thoughts on. 345 more words

18 Things You Miss When You Don’t Have Grandparents Anymore

I never met either of my grandfathers. My memories of them exist in family stories, black and white photos that hang in my parents’ house and in the facial expressions and personality traits of my extended family. 1,404 more words