Tag Archives: Christmas

Weekly photo challenge: Surprise – meat across the street in Little Armenia

Well, for this week’s WordPress photo challenge, the theme is surprise.  Now, dear reader, I’ve been pretty stumped on this one – and couldn’t come up with anything but the most mundane – you know – the surprise of dewdrops … Continue reading

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Karagöz rising: Cake rising and falling

After a successful and 99% conflict-free Christmas, I was feeling pretty good about life and upset that we had had such a difficult time before Christmas. Now Karagöz yells “Why, Stella, why?” Every year there is the gearing up, the … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving: Christmas 2011 with the Karagöz puppet troupe

A Greek image of Saint Nicholas as Karagoz – or vice versa from this link – by David John Berlin Santa Kariagozi magazine cover illustration “The Athenian” December 1985 ink & gouache Design: © David John 1984 When we last … Continue reading

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