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The Battle of Ohrid

The Battle of Ohrid – took place on 14 September 1464 between the Albanian League of Lezhë and the Italian Republic of Venice against the Ottoman Empire. 57 more words


Spare The Rod?

I fully believe in spanking children as a form of discipline.  I’ll jump on the mantra bandwagon to say “I was spanked, my kids were spanked…and we all turned out fine”.  682 more words


Les cramignons: quèn belle fièsse 2014! (2/2)

(Parce qu’en plus, le wallon, c’est une langue particulièrement poétique et chantante.)

Donc, suite au post précédent, revenons à nos cramignons… Concrètement, voilà les moments importants du cramignon hermallien pour les néophytes qui meurent déjà d’envie de venir nous rejoindre en 2015 : 1,205 more words



My favorite time of year, or at least one of them. When the leaves seem to catch fire, as the air becomes crisp, not only when you breathe it in, but when it touches you as well. 110 more words


Les cramignons: beaucoup trop brève introduction (1/2)

Tant qu’il y aura des coqs dans un village,
Il y aura des poules à surveiller…
Les petits oiseaux sortiront des cages,
Pour écouter le rossignol chanter… 1,264 more words


Sounds in the Night

There are so many great signs that fall is around the corner…you don’t need a pile of leaves.  Here in east county, I look forward to those sturdy east winds that begin this time of year.  374 more words


The 6:18 tradition

Today’s my birthday, number 33! I woke up to a fantastic breakfast of *A*’s new specialty coconut-crusted stuffed french toast.  She’s working on my old-fashioned birthday cake as we speak.   552 more words