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Kim Scofield
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Crocus still doing its thing 
#Spring #AutoAwesome #Nexus6  
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Happy Easter all who celebrate!

Easter in Finland:

"Easter is at the center of a number of festivals marking the beginning of spring. Seven weeks before Easter, Mardi Gras, or Laskiainen in Finnish, is observed. This day traditionally marked the beginning of Catholic and Orthodox Lent. In the Kingdom of Sweden, to which Finland belonged until 1809, the Protestant religion had been adopted in the 16th century, so the meaning of Mardi Gras was changed to become, at least in rural areas, a day marking the annual cycle of women's labor. A feast was held and the whole village headed out to sled on the snowy slopes.

It has been centuries since the Finns have observed Lent but they still retain the tradition of eating well on Mardi Gras: pea soup, pancakes and buns filled with whipped cream, jam or almond paste. From the Orthodox they also adopted the custom of blini, or buckwheat pancakes.

Mardi Gras is an important winter day. Children leave their daycares or schools to go out sledding. Prayers are recited for a good flax harvest and so that the turnips grow as big as fists. Mardi Gras is, in the city, a time to celebrate life outdoors and at the same time to ward off the risks of poor nutrition..."

Learn more: http://bit.ly/1EUoBYi

#Easter #Finland #Traditions
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europe is like india with several states united together with completely different languages. states separated by roads and houses.
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#Crocus bloomed this morning

#SpringGarden #SpringFlowers 
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KROKUS!!!!
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#Caturday  

Still cold? Still tons of snow?  Staying in bed.
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Let it snow!  Well, once I'm home at least. 
 
Currently checking out the weather outlook for people living on the east coast 😝😂 #Blizzardof2015
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I object to the phrase "totally f**ked" when you could have used....
You know the schtick.
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Wandered around NYC yesterday with +Hanna Lindholm 

Beautiful weather, great day - tho a bit windy - for seeing the sights

Got the #Autoawesome  treatment for a shot down by Wall Street

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Go PacMaps! ;) 
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7:45 eastern time folks.  I'll be occupied after that... 
 
Don’t miss the #SPECTRE teaser trailer released today at 11.45pm (GMT).
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^ You are a nerd
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We have a lot of snow this year!  I can't see my back yard anymore.
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How to spend a cold , cloudy and not quite yet snowy Saturday in CT - futzing with baby habanero seedlings and picking bugs off the overwintering tabasco and habanero.  

Also waiting for the rest of the seeds to germinate, and probably starting more seeds, because I'm bored with winter and it makes me happy.
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Nice head start for when your spring arrives, nice plants :)
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Friday #Sunrise  cluttered by power lines of modern life

  #Nexus6   #HDR  
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Still... That is a nice sunrise.
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Can't survive without Coffee, Chocolate, Wine. Everything else is just the cherry (which I will eat too)
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Traveling - favorite country by far is Switzerland.  Going back again, with a side trip to Austria this time.  Zermatt is my idea of heaven.

Major hot pepper fiend - growing, eating, creating things to do with them, including torturing friends & family.

Nexus Nerd.


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Travel disaster magnet: Icelandic Volcano, NY Ice Storm, Colorado Floods...Been there done that. Where I go, the natural disasters wreak havoc!
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