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Showering Sarah

A few months back, if readers remember, I mentioned the idea of a couple’s bachelor(ette). After attending my own parties this past weekend, I will admit that I have grown immeasurably from the mindset of that post. 669 more words

Isaura Xavier de Campos now on www.bgallery.co.uk

http://www.bgallery.co.uk/artist-profile.asp?artistid=805

I was born in Porto, Portugal, 1947. Always interested in Arts but followed a different career  for family reasons. Taught English during 35 years in a public school for children aged 10 to 15, but at the same time attended two art schools. 221 more words

Sechseläuten Part Three – The Burning of the Böögg

The parade participants end up in Sechseläutenplatz, the huge plaza in front of the opera house. Waiting to greet them is a huge stuffed snowman called… 507 more words

Culture

2015 GREAT LAKES RENDEZVOUS DIRECTORY

The directory below is for the information of anyone interested in attending rendezvous cultural events as well as living history/reenactment events in the Great Lakes region. 23 more words

French Canadian

Birthday Discordance

It was Lady P’s birthday today, so we had to indulge a family tradition and phone her at a very early hour to sing Happy Birthday as badly as possible to her voicemail. 249 more words

Family

A to Z Blogging Challenge : N is for New Years all year around

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I remember reading a humorous essay by PG Wodehouse on how one could practically celebrate New Year all year around because different cultures had different days marked as New Year. 326 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge

A Traditional Jewish Wedding Created A Family’s Magical Wedding Ring

In traditional Jewish weddings, the marriage ring has to be completely round, made of gold with no embellishments. No diamonds or stones; just a plain gold ring. 831 more words

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