Dreams of Spring and Other Nice Things

(This blog post might be a bit wordy and unwieldy. My thoughts tend to run about in circles like misbehaving children. Please bear with me. I'll do my best to reel them in.) In the South, Spring tends to arrive just a little bit earlier than normal. This is true especially in the southeastern-most Southeastern … Continue reading Dreams of Spring and Other Nice Things

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Paczki Day: A Taste of Polish Culture

  Dzień dobry! Happy Paczki Day! Being married into a beautiful Polish family has exposed me to some really awesome ethnic traditions. One of these is the paczki, the traditional pre-Lenten jelly doughnut. The pronunciation of this exotic word is puunch-key. Sounds as delicious as it looks. What a perfect way to celebrate Fat Tuesday...with a … Continue reading Paczki Day: A Taste of Polish Culture