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Archive for November, 2013

ZŁA ZIMA by Maria Konopnicka Posted by on Nov 30, 2013

Winter is here (at least in New Hampshire)! We have some snow, cold days and getting ready for skiing and all snowy fun activities. For this reason I have a snowy poem by maria Konopnicka:) ZŁA ZIMA Hu! Hu! Ha! Nasza zima zła!  Szczypie w nosy, szczypie w uszy  Mroźnym śniegiem w oczy prószy,  Wichrem…

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Święto Dziękczynienia Posted by on Nov 29, 2013

We just celebrated thanksgiving. I hope everyone had a great day! I really love traditional thanksgiving dinner:) All the amazing food, fire in the fireplace, families getting together! Obviously this holiday is not celebrated in Poland, but i found a Polish poem about thanksgiving. Here it is with translation: Na Święto Dziękczynienia Wczoraj Święto Dziękczynienia…

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Poland has Europe’s most dynamic economy! Posted by on Nov 22, 2013

With much of Europe still struggling to recover from the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, Poland stands out as an unlikely island of economic success, a place where companies and individuals plan for growth rather than decline. In 2009, when the gross domestic product of the European Union contracted by 4.5 percent, Poland was…

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Child alert in Poland! Posted by on Nov 21, 2013

Thousands of children disappear around the world each day and time is a critical factor in finding them unharmed (całych i zdrowych) and in their safe return home. To combat this phenomenon, countries in Europe have been implementing national child alert systems (The European Child Alert Automated System – ECAAS). The systems are a public emergency…

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Let’s have some laugh! Posted by on Nov 13, 2013

Today is the 13th…Usually not a lucky number, but let’s think positive! How about some Polish jokes? Polish Jokes have been around for a very long time. Some people find them offensive, some find them funny, some don’t. The thing is, most of these jokes can be applied to practically any race, color, creed, or individual!…

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Happy Independence Day Poland! Posted by on Nov 11, 2013

So today is Veteran’s Day here in USA. And it is also a very important day for Poland as well! Gaining back independence by Poland is celebrated on the 11th of November and is a bank Holiday and one of the most important national celebrations In Poland. As Poland was partitioned at the end of…

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Remembering Polish Pope John Paul:) Posted by on Nov 8, 2013

Recently I was going through some pictures and talking to my daughter about Polish Pope John Paul II (Jan Paweł II). He was a wonderful person and I think all Poles are so proud of him! Our Polish pope changed the papacy in many ways – he was charismatic and spiritual leader, but also a very…

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