Many years ago, by December 31, I had to prepare 3-4 salads, 5-6 appetizers , hot dish, fish, etc. (well, Russians know) in order to properly/ deliciously/ joyfully celebrate the New Year.
Now I listen to my sister’s voice messages, where she complains that she has to separate the herring from the bones for salad, and I envy her. I make the “herring under a fur coat” salad only once every 3-4 years ((((
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...Inspired by Tatiana Spirina-Smetana .
I just wanted to translate Tatiana Spirina-Smatana’s post, but I failed to do so. Here’s what I got.
Natasha woke up at 4 o’clock. It’s legal to sleep until 4 pm on January 1.
Especially after the races of preparation for the New Year.
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If the grocery store cashier gives you candy, the houses are decorated, crowds of shoppers are attacking the stores (at least before the pandemic), the Manager is humming a Christmas songs, a colleague is ordering Hallmark movies about Christmas, parents are checking out Christmas books and movies for kids, a colleague is signing up a family for covid-19 test for a family gathering (nowadays), all this means the christmas is around the corner.
What am I doing? I’m looking forward to the New Year.
Firstly, because Orthodox Christmas falls on January 7.
Secondly, I am used to celebrating the New Year.
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