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It’s Christmastime in the…Romanian Village

Usually around this time of year, it’s difficult to miss the signs that Christmas and the holidays are approaching.  In the USA, Christmas music starts playing on the radio and in stores by the end of November, sometimes before Thanksgiving. 758 more words

The Enduring Kindness of Strangers

It’s an oft romanticized concept, one that frequently finds its way into poetry and prose and Facebook statuses about renewed faith in humanity: the surprising moment when a human being walks into some moment of your life, physically or metaphorically, unanticipated, unexpected, unprovoked, seemingly by chance.  454 more words

Suceava and The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina


Once we decided on Romania, I knew we had to see The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, a UNESCO World Heritage, described by the… 888 more words