Martisor – March 1st a Romanian celebration

March 1st is a Romanian holiday that is referred to as Mărțișor (pronounced kind of like “mart-see-shore”). From what I’ve seen through celebrating with Romanians, Mărțișor marks the beginning of spring and is also associated with women and fertility as a means of life and continuity. The tradition is also seen in Moldova and variations of Mărțișor exist in other countries. Women usually get one or more Mărțișor. I’ve seen women recieve one…

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Beauty of a Woman – Body Culture

Today’s post is more controversial than anything I have written on this blog before. It is part of August McLaughlin’s Beauty of a Woman Blogfest. I was shocked when watching a movie with a mixed group of men and women when I heard one of the guys say, “yeah I you don’t see a hot model with a muffin top very often.” To give you a visual idea of what…

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The Trouble with Writing is…Guest Post by Catherine Larose

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. I’m going to keep the intro short today as we have a Guest Post from Catherine Larose which I’m so excited about! If you’d like to guest post here at Uni-Verse-City email me at: annotationseditorial@gmail.com. Nicole Basaraba asked me to write a guest post…

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