Tag Archives: Lebanon

Postcard from Lebanon, last May Day

If we heaped together all the love that mothers have for their children, all the love of husbands and wives, all the love of all the angels and saints, it could never equal Mary’s love for even a single soul.

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Happy New Year, a Postcard

Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion. It has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration. ~Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese poet

(Thank you, 2012, for your abundant gifts. You gave …

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Kibbeh Footballs for a Football Tailgate; Play Like a Champion

One of the many great things about my home state of Michigan is that there are lots of Lebanese populating the state. This translates to one’s ability to find good Lebanese restaurants pretty much around the corner, at least if …

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Lebanese Grape Leaf Rolls, a taste of Dier Mimas

There is one thing I’ve always thought was a given about grape leaves: that fresh is best. In other words, that leaves picked when they’ve just unfurled from the vine in the spring and eaten immediately make the finest little …

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Postcard from Lebanon

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile. ~ William Sokolin

(Sheep grazing with their shepherds–in regular street clothes–just beyond the vineyards of Ksara. Old world and new, Lebanon’s ironies. Our wine …

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