As kids, my three sisters and I were briefly obsessed with these violet-flavored mints sold at our local European import store. While the taste was unimpressive, the color and packaging were just irresistible. 356 weitere Wörter
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Also known as the sweater that was a little tighter than I planned.
This sweater is an hommage to my Minnesotan childhood winters. The natural white mimics a blanket of snow and the tonal blue reminds me of a the blue skies that can only happen on the coldest days. 250 weitere Wörter
Yay Christmas Break! This break is all about making: knitting and sewing the days away – endless hours of craft time. We’re spending Christmas, and three weeks of the break, with my in-laws, who have an entire empty basement space waiting to be transformed into my personal crafting dungeon. 382 weitere Wörter
By Eugène de Savoie
There is a magical quality about Christmas. Given the momentousness that the birth of Jesus Christ had for the Christian canon, perhaps it can’t be otherwise; but as I sit at home, enjoying the subdued glitter of the Christmas tree and the euphonious sentimentality of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, I can’t help but feel that I am immersed in a wintry fairy tale. 1.500 weitere Wörter
I’m sixty-five years old. I’m educated and I have spent a good deal of my leisure reading and watching movies. After reading this book I find it hard to believe that I had never heard of Stefan Zweig until Rod Dreher mentioned him in a blog post a few weeks ago. 526 weitere Wörter