A real beautiful story…. Gerçek güzel bir hikaye…..


A man married a very beautiful girl and he loved her very much. One day she developed a skin disease. And slowly she started to lose her beauty. It so happened that one day her husband left for a tour. While returning he met with an accident and lost his eyesight. However their married life continued as usual. But as days passed she lost her beauty gradually. Blind husband did not know this and there was not any difference in their married life. He continued to love her and she also loved him very much.

One day she died. Her death brought him great sorrow. He finished all her last rites and wanted to leave that town.
A man from behind called him and said, now how will you be able to walk all alone? All these days your wife used to help you.
He replied, I am not blind…

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Help Me Help Feed New York City

Mary in Manhattan

You may open up your Instagram feed and see miles of indulgent food pics labeled with clever eating and drinking hashtags. I know I do. And I know I contribute to that feed too.

While it’s all in good fun, it’s whimsical, it’s delicious, it’s aspirational…it can also be thought of as ridiculous and unnecessary. Well, suffice it to say that I love exploring new restaurants, trying new foods and documenting my experiences, so it’s not going to stop. BUT! I would like to start giving back.

This month, all Instagram likes on my…

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Thursday Doors – St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church

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St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church

Back in April, I began an exploration of the Anne Street Historic District with some buildings along the southern end of the district, a.k.a. Pearl Street. There are many stories doors in this western edge of downtown Hartford, but today’s will all come from one building. That building is St. Patrick and St. Anthony Church, a Cathedral-style Church located at the north end of Church Street, well, the north end before Interstate 84 cuts Hartford into two land masses.

St. Patrick’s is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the state of Connecticut. Located in downtown Hartford, the church serves an urban mission. According to the website:

“as a community of faith in service to the Archdiocese of Hartford and responding to the priorities of Holy Name Province, we welcome and extend hospitality to all people, especially the alienated and the poor.”

While St…

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