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Christmas postcards – Karácsonyi képeslapok

I love traditional postcards.  Picture on one side, writing on the other.  From the many that we have received for Christmas over the years, I kept a number for my personal postcard collection. These are European cards, sent to us by our family members and friends in Slovakia and Czech Republic – previously Czechoslovakia – and Hungary.


Creamy mashed potatoes – Krémes burgonyapüré

No doubt, mashed potatoes are an ultimate comfort food.  These are the smoothest, creamiest, and flavorful mashed potatoes you can imagine.  Warning: they are very rich in butter and therefore very delicious.  Give it a try, especially around the holidays.


Thought on the beauty of math – A matamatika szépségéről

“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and capable of a stern perfection such as only the greatest art can show.” —  Bertrand Russell


Dahlia – Dália

Do you like sunshine and being protected from the wind?  Dahlia, this colorful spiky perennial, this beloved elegant garden flower that is native to Mexico, definitely does.

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Summer riches – Nyári gazdagság

In Pozba, our small village in the South-West region of Slovakia, summer for me mostly means relaxing, but there is also working around our house and garden, visiting family and friends, and eating lots of delicious local foods.