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Archive for April, 2014

Kochasz mnie? Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

Spring is here, birds are singing, love is in the air! Today’s subject? Love phrases!   Kocham cię I love you ♡ Lubie cię I like you ♡ Kochasz mnie? Do you love me? ♡ Podobasz mi się. I like you ♡ Człowiek stworzony jest z miłości i do miłości People were created because of…

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Spring is almost here! Posted by on Apr 29, 2014

I live in New Hampshire….and it was a super long winter! I love skiing and winter sports…but 7 month of winter is a little too much!!! Spring is almost here though…just couple more patches of snow in our yard:)))Yay! I’m thinking positive! So here is a beautiful poem by Jan Brzechwa about Spring! Przyjście wiosny…

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All eyes on John Paul II Posted by on Apr 27, 2014

Today was a very important day for all Poles! Important, touching and emotional:) Pope Francis canonized into sainthood two 20th Century popes at a Mass on Sunday celebrated before hundreds of thousands of people at the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square, lauding his predecessors as “men of courage” (ludzie z odwagą). The crowd roared when Pope Francis…

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Describing your home, place where you live in Polish Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

Poland has all sorts of residential areas. From the post-communist tenement buildings (postkomunistyczne kamienice) of suburban metropolis centres like Warszawa and Kraków, to the quiet rural villages (ciche miejscowości wiejskie) of the quaint and sleepy Polish countryside, and the large ‘outskirt’ neighbourhoods that have more room than inhabitants, there’s a whole range of architecture that…

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Wesołych Świąt Wielkanocnych! Posted by on Apr 19, 2014

Easter (Wielkanoc) is traditionally is the most important Christian holiday, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Polish Easter’s original folk and religious character and it not changed much during the centuries, but due to the rich variety of many regional traditions in Poland, some published information might be little different. Easter observances in Poland…

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Polish Religious Easter traditions Posted by on Apr 16, 2014

One of the most significant Catholic traditions in Poland is Wielkanoc or Święta Wielkanocne (Easter) that commemorates Zmartwychwstanie Jezusa Chrystusa (Jesus Christ Resurrection). First, on the last Thursday before Wielki Post (Lent) there is the so-called Tłusty Czwartek (Fat Thursday) when all the people eat pączki wypełnione marmoladą (donuts filled with marmalade) or faworki or…

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Today/Dzisiaj widzę świat w różowych kolorach:)))) Posted by on Apr 13, 2014

If I said to you, “She’s pulling my leg”, you wouldn’t immediately think a female companion of mine was tugging on my limbs, or, if before a particularly testing encounter, I wished you would “break a leg”, that I was being unnecessarily and uncharacteristically (I promise) malicious. That’s because we are speaking in idioms, short…

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