Monthly Archives: December 2013

Freshly Killed Fish – how Christmas ought to be

From the “Cancelled Czech Files”, for your reading enjoyment. Copyright 2009. Back in Prague, the day of the Christmas Eve had always been a day of pandemonium.  Our first Christmas in Princeton wasn’t much different.  My parents fixed a Christmas … Continue reading

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The Scent of Winter Solstice

We call it Christmas now, or the Festival of Lights, Kwanzaa, or whatever politically correct nomenclature is in vogue in a particular century. The fact remains, however, that our venerable ancestors feared the cold shadows of midwinter, and thus welcomed … Continue reading

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Breathing snow

The blustery powder of yesterday turned into wet, slippery slush overnight and pretty drops of condensation dripped off the trees and branches, making pointillist designs underfoot. It was still dark at few minutes after seven when my dog and I … Continue reading

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Writers on writing: Talking with Kate Sherwood

Please help me welcome Kate Sherwood, an author of many books I truly enjoyed. We are talking about what makes her tick, horses, men… and other good things in life! When I started riding almost four years ago, I was … Continue reading

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