Tag Archives: Julian Calendar

Happy Imbolc

We have arrived at one of those times of the year when we can observe the blending of traditional western culture with newer western culture.  First we have the ancient Celtic practices. Secondly there are the ancient Roman aspects. Thirdly, … Continue reading

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Happy Old New Year

Aleksei says he is eager for Old New Year.  My new Russian friend has asked for a few days off at work so he can be in Moscow to visit his sister’s family for the traditional holiday observance that will … Continue reading

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All Fools Day

I’m just waiting for Madison Avenue to latch onto the April Fool’s Day holiday to pull in more of our hard earned money.  So far, we’re not expected to purchase trinkets, flowers, or candy to celebrate. There is no tradition … Continue reading

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