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What Do We Eat On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal


Traditionally, the Christmas Eve (known as “Consoada” a word that comes from the Latin word Consolare (“to comfort”) supper consists of abstaining from meat dishes. Most of the families eat salted codfish with boiled potatoes and  vegetables, adding olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice, but in some parts of Portugal the tradition is to… Continue reading What Do We Eat On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal

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I Spoke: On Bitterness, Anger, and Exhaustion


I spoke loudly I spoke quietly I spoke but you did not hear I spoke but you did not listen I spoke but no more do I speak Because I spoke, you just didn’t care -The Review Sister Last weekend, I spent quite a bit of time going through old posts and this is one of… Continue reading I Spoke: On Bitterness, Anger, and Exhaustion

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I Had to Apologize to Someone I Haven’t Talked to in 6 Years. Here’s What Happened


Last week, I had to do something that I had put off for awhile now. I had to apologize to someone that I hadn’t seen or talked too in about 6 years and I felt completely liberated. Over the years, I have had many horrible and flaky friends. I don’t think I can say it any… Continue reading I Had to Apologize to Someone I Haven’t Talked to in 6 Years. Here’s What Happened

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Mockery


I wrote this story for a class and thought I’d share. Enjoy! I’d love to read your side of the story from a different perspective! I quickly scroll down the blue and white themes of Facebook and find the white space covered with new mothers with happy marriages. Old friends have met new friends as… Continue reading Mockery