Day: November 23, 2018

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In the Desert: Egypt (and an Addendum)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 8 – Penance Day, Task 4: Early Christian spiritualists would sometimes do penance by spending time in the desert.  If you’ve ever visited a desert region (or even live there), post a picture and tell us about it.  Alternatively, post a picture of sand dunes (NOT with water in the background!). […]

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My Comfort Reads

24 Festive Tasks: Door 8 – Penance Day, Task 1: “Confess” your book habits.  Dog-earring?  Laying books face down?  Bending back the spines? Skimming?  OR: Confess your guilty reading pleasure, or comfort reads.   It’s probably no secret that my comfort reads are Golden Age mysteries — I’m slowly making my way through the works […]

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Poppy Seedcake

24 Festive Tasks: Door 5 – Veterans’ / Armistice Day, Task 4: Treat yourself to a slice of seedcake and post a photo.  If you want to make it yourself, try out this recipe: https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/poppy-seed-cake/ … or this one: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1629633/lemon-and-poppy-seed-cake Would you believe I had poppy seedcake for dessert today and completely forgot to take a photo until […]

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