EXPERIMENT

I don’t usually do these but it caught my eye today so why not! When it is our time to leave this body no one can stop it. We have one life to live. The material things we invest in are left behind only to be discarded. Life is not always about the photos. I’m […]

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Black High Top Chuck Taylors

Black High Top Chuck Taylors, cuffed up long black sweatpants and a black t-shirt to fill out the ensemble of a 7th graders running attire.  Group 1 readied itself like they were lining up for they Olympic Trials or so I imagined in my head.  The gun sounded Black High Top Chuck Taylors was off […]

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Commemoration Day in Belarus

This is a national holiday in Belarus.  It is the observance of the 9th day after Orthodox Easter which means it always fall on a Tuesday similar to Fat Tuesday in the United States. It is known as Radunitsa or Radonitsa it is a festival among many Eastern Slavs. Despite it being dependant upon Easter […]

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Interesting Easter Mass

A Catholic Church in a Russian Country heard in the Polish Language my Easter Mass. Today was a very interesting day we went to the catholic church, Church of Saints Simon and Helena also known as the Red Church.  A copy of the shroud of Turin (there are only seven of them in the world) is kept there. Before it was delivered to Minsk, […]

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Easter Week…..all Week for Us

It started Good Friday and will end April 8th with the Orthodox Christians Easter. Irina and I went into the center of Minsk where a vast majority of Churches of all religions reside, we prayed at her Orthodox Christian Church “Holy Spirit Cathedral” It is the central cathedral of the Belarusian Orthodox Church, the cathedral […]

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Leader of the Band

To get full affect click on sokman site and song will play as you read…thank you Today I felt like the Leader of the Band there were blue skies, sunshine, no wind just a gorgeous day in Minsk.  As I peered out our bedroom window I could see that the winter had taken its toll […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

  As I took my walk today, I strolled down memory lane.  I was brought back to a time in my life when all you had to do was enjoy what was in front of you.  Arlington Heights 1960 St. James School 1st grade, Len & Irene’s candy store, 924 N. Kasper Avenue, childhood house, […]

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