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42 Historical People, No. 5: Kartir, Zoroastrian priest.

After a long lapse (occasioned by my absence), tonight we return to the “42 Historical People” series!

Why don’t more people know what Zoroastrianism is? The faith of ancient Iran, which predates Christianity by at least 500 years, is every bit as deserving of the title of one of the world’s great religions as Judaism, Islam and Christianity–although today it has far fewer adherents. 399 more words


Montana, Sweet Montana and the Power of Pie

This week has been a long one. I am filling-in for a friend who is at a conference which means that I basically go to work, come home, put my jammies on and go back to work again. 722 more words



I really am going to make something soon, promise! Gianni left for Italy yesterday and I had to stay at work until 9 p.m. last night and until 10 p.m. 1,037 more words

Meet The Chef

Now that I am back in the States and quite rested, I am preparing mentally for the next leg of the journey, as well as making the most out of the time I have left here. 1,237 more words

Birthday Party

From Nature to the Baltic Chain


Tautvydas had asked me last night if I would like to go with them to a market, because he wanted to buy a watermelon to eat (he loves watermelon, but how can anyone not?). 2,952 more words


A Few Stories From My Hosts

I don’t know if you have noticed that quite a few of the pictures I have posted of churches, the outside of the churches have been pastel peach in coloring. 956 more words