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Wordy Wednesday: All About Slims

I don’t know about you, but something is going around in our area. Both Artis and I were sick and miserable for days and the crud is lingering on. At least it’s not keeping us up at night or keeping … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Modes of Transportation II

Let’s finish last week’s Wordy Wednesday topic off today! lidot : to fly Interestingly, one of the most popular restaurant chains in Latvia is named Lido. I’m told there’s no relation, however. lidosta : airport Yep, built from lidot, a … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Modes of Transportation I

Lots of driving today for us as Spring is finally here! We had fun going to various markets and picking up fresh, seasonal veggies to enjoy all week. What we do with those veggies is a topic for the other … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Points on a Map

If you’ve traveled anywhere, you know that a good map is a boon companion. It may point out areas of interest, show you where the good museums are and direct you to the nearest hospital if you are unlucky. All … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Knit One, Purl Two

While listening to Greizie Rati, one of the riddles was as follows: Krustām, šķērsām taisīts koka aploks — ganiņš gana tūkstošiem aitiņu. A corral made of criss-crossed wood, a shepherd shepherds thousands of little sheep. The answer? Knitting! More precisely, … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Pet Edition

I love the way Latvian creates the word for pet. Since my little furballs are an important part of my life, today’s Wordy Wednesday is all about our furry, four-footed friends. dzīvot : to live The root seen here in … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Mmmm!

Lately, my husband has really gotten into baking. He loves it! So in honor of all the wonderful bread he’s been providing us, today’s Wordy Wednesday is all about baking. maize : bread The most important facet of Latvian cuisine … Continue reading

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