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You say 'Mardi Gras', I say 'Paczki'

Posted 02-21-2012 at 07:29 AM by SloMotion
Updated 02-21-2012 at 05:56 PM by SloMotion (title, spelling)

The tuesday before Ash Wednesday, Fat Tuesday ... Mardi Gras ... a Christian holiday and popular cultural phenomenon dating back thousands of years to pagan spring and fertility rites ... being from the north, a holiday I probably would never have paid much attention to if it wasn't for a simple, fruit-filled donut. The tuesday before Ash Wednesday ... Paczki Day.

It occurrs to me while standing in line at zero-dark-thirty, waiting to get a dozen (or so) of the sugary treats that...
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