I have to be honest. Today doesn’t feel much like a celebration to me anymore. It used to. December 1 was Romania’s “National Day” (Ziua națională a României), the equivalent to November 30 in Scotland or July 4 in the United States. Time to wave the flag, enjoy a day off from school or work, and be proud of your heritage. In fact, some of … Continue reading Happy Romania Day
Happy New Year, folks! I know 2016 was tough for a lot of people – including me – so here’s to hoping that 2017 shines on us all much more brightly. Thanks for all your love, messages, and support, and see you soon with more fun and excitement :D Continue reading Happy New Year!
Hi there, folks! If you’re Catholic, Protestant, or any of about 500 other flavors of Christianity, today is Easter. If you’re living in Moldova, where only a few renegade Ukrainians and “weirdo” evangelicals celebrate Easter today then you’ll have to wait another month or so for all the Orthodox fun. Fun Fact #1: The Orthodox church in Romania uses the Gregorian (modern) calendar date for … Continue reading Happy Western Easter Time Travel Day!
As I’ve written about many times before, yesterday was March 8, otherwise known as International Women’s Day. Instead of my thoughts on the matter, today I’m linking to this wonderful post written by a woman who is working here in Moldova. She does an excellent job of describing what the holiday is like around here. To her awesome description, I’ll just add a few thoughts: … Continue reading International Women’s Day
Hope you all enjoyed the official first day is spring! :-) Continue reading Martisor