Monthly Archives: April 2011

Happy Easter Everybody

Well, it looks like I’ll need to keep blogging through Bright Week, just to finish things up. For now, a short post, quick and to the point: Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Christos Anesti! Alithos Anesti!  Χριστός ἀνέστη! … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty – a photo gallery of food

I’m obviously way behind in posting pictures and recipes. And I want to write about the two church services offered today. Neither of which I was able to attend. And I want to complain about something. But the services and … Continue reading

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The first three services of Holy Week

I’m writing about Holy Week in parts, because there are a lot of services to cover. And I may not go into as much detail as I like. Bridegroom Orthos is the first service of the week and it is … Continue reading

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Weekly menu for the week of April 17th through the 23rd

We ate Palm Sunday lunch yesterday, and I thought nobody would want dinner (lunch was HEARTY!), and we would all fend (which basically means, bowl of cereal, pb & j, everyone eats whatever they feel like). But Vini and Joey … Continue reading

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Post Palm Sunday reflections or, why I love the Church

Well, as noted in my previous blog, yesterday was Palm Sunday. I had a totally awesome time and I feel really excited now to dive into Holy Week! But before I do, I’d like to share with you some thoughts … Continue reading

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The biggest holiday of the year? Palm Sunday!

I think that if you ask most people, they’d tell you that Christmas is the most important Christian holiday of them all. But I would beg to differ. I think that the general view in the Orthodox church is that … Continue reading

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If Lent doesn’t end soon, I’m gonna get fat!

So here’s my problem in a nutshell. No meat, no dairy. I want sugar! All sugar, all the time. Who ARE these people who become vegans and lose weight? How long, exactly, does that take? I mean, I’m fine with … Continue reading

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