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The other day when I was googling myself to see what I, and my name-sakes, were up to, (yes, there are several of us), I stumbled on a blog about Me, and the Paul McCartney VISA commercial I was in !! Continue reading
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Dejah Thoris is a name I have often used as a pseudonym, ever since I first read the 1912 novel, A Princess of Mars… the basis for the 2012 film, John Carter. It was in the 1970’s that I first discovered Barsoom (as the natives call Mars), and was swept away by the high adventure and romance of the world created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Continue reading
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„I love science class!” is what one visitor to Eureka exclaimed upon seeing all the wonders that take place in this cozy Pacific Northwest town. Drama, comedy, action, and romance drive this quality science-fiction TV show. Continue reading
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The Onion Harvest Festival in the black dirt region of Pine Island, NY, was a Woodstock-like outdoor celebration, beginning with a float Parade, the crowning of a Queen and her court, presentation of the wreath to the Lord and Lady of the Manor, Polka dancing, Polish cuisine, and more than 200 locals, young and old, dressed in home-made Polish costumes, performing traditional Polish folk songs and dances. Continue reading
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The Greek people are the most beautiful I have ever seen. Each woman a goddess, each man an Adonis !! Continue reading
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There I was, sitting in the shadow of the Royal Castle on Wawel Hill, gazing out over the Wisła River, and eating pierogi. It just doesn’t get any better than this!!! Continue reading
Tagged 750th anniversary, Anna Maria Jopek, Danuta, folk dance, folk lore, Jopek, Karolin, Kraków, Maria Stankiewicz Jopek, Mariacki Church, Mazowsze, Mira Ziminska-Sygietyńska, Rynek, Stanisław Jopek, Sukienice, Sygietyński grave, Tadeusz Sygietyński, Warsw, Warszawa, Wawel Castle, Wawel Cathedral, Wawel Hill, Wilanów Palace, Wisła River, Witold Zapała
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The Knights of St. John had to give the King of Spain a falcon every year, in exchange for the rights to Malta. The Mediterranean island nation has been controlled by so many cultures, going back to the Phoenecians, that its history would take a lifetime to study. Continue reading