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Cyprus: Bread-Sharing After The Mass in The Maronite Church

Two baskets filled with large and generous pieces of sesame bread sit at the front of the church. Soon, when Sunday Mass finishes they will be shared among those who attended the service. 55 more words


Let's play tsougrisma!

Tsougrisma (τσουγκρισμα in Greek) is a traditional game played on Easter Sunday’s early hours after “Christ has risen”. This is a game played year after year in many Greek Orthodox households around the world, not to mention, in other variations as per differing Christian beliefs.  241 more words


(Timeless) Principle & (Timely) Form

I’m enjoying the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang that went on sale April 17, 1964. I’ve been a Mustang lover since 1985, when I was formally introduced at the age of 15. 416 more words



I went to my first Passover Seder this week; a holiday that’s all about stuff representing other stuff is pretty much an English nerd’s dream. Metaphors everywhere! 223 more words

Manjal Neerattu Vizha Study

Manjal Neerattu Vizha Study

By Swetha Kannan

This project was largley just a study or precursor to a larger piece which details the indian Tradition of… 32 more words


Listening to the wind of change

TL;DR: More than one year thrown out into the garbage. Traditions that last. Happy easter!

Past weekend I have thrown a year of my life away. 518 more words

Saturday ritual

Growing up, my dad, my sister and I shared a special Saturday ritual. Around 3:00 PM, after my dad had returned home from the laundromat and had had his lunch, he would take us to the library. 967 more words