07 December 2010

Happy Hanukkah!

So, no one in Latvia celebrates Hanukkah. I know, shocking. But it still struck me as sort of sad not to see any blue incorporated into town Christmas displays and not to see any electric menorahs or cardboard dreidels. Today, I noticed these cookies mixed in with ones shaped like bells and snowflakes at the supermarket. It was one of those pay-by-weight situations, so naturally, I picked through the mix to fill my bag solely with stars. It was my little way of celebrating.

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