Re: [TexasCzechs] Pig Killing Festival - Here I Come!!!
- which makes me remember the family photos of my own
family butchering a pig :) too bad i dont have it with
me to show the locals!
i will definitely take tons of pictures and notes!
--- richardgarza1@... wrote:
> Hi Leigh,________________________________________________________________
> You really didn't have to go all the way to
> the Czech Republic
> and pay to see a zabijacka.<g> We've got some
> friends in Nelsonville that
> do it every Winter and would be happy to invite you
> for free! They keep
> inviting us to come up early so we can see the whole
> process. But somehow
> we just never make it there until the jitrnice is on
> the frying pan. Ha!
> Do take lots of pictures and notes and give
> us a full report.
> Actually, I think our friends would give their eye
> teeth to see this done
> in the old homeland. I think they expect it to look
> like a Mikulas Ales
> Rick Garza
> Bellaire, TX
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 05:15:18 -0800 (PST) barbi grl
> <barbi_grl_1@...> writes:
> > I am finally going to get OUT of the big city and
> > to a small town - Jablonec on the
> > border to enjoy the local annual pig killing
> > this event is so popular that you have to buy
> > TICKETS???!!!!!!! it's taking place
> > I will take lots of pictures, try to speak as much
> czech as i can.
> > __________________________________
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- Just wanted to say hello and welcome Nate!
Hope you enjoy the group, I am a newcomer of sorts, long time viewer
though and there are many nice, helpful enjoyable people here,
I think you will enjoy!
--- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "Nate" <Nate@p...> wrote:
> Hello everyone! I am a Dallas resident who recently found this
> through the website of "The Texas Czech Storyteller". I'm so happy
> to learn that there is such an abundance of Czech culture and
> heritage in Texas! I look forward to getting to know people here.
> It seems that this group is in large part dedicated to genealogy.
> it inappropriate for me to make postings concerning my quest to
> more of the Czech language and Czech culture? I have had a great
> love for the people of the Czech Republic since my first encounter
> with them a couple years ago over the internet.
> It was my great fortune to visit the inspirational and beautiful
> of Praha recently. Eight days in the Czech Republic was more than
> enough for my love of the country and her people to become truly
> concrete. While in Praha I rejoiced at the chance to practice what
> Czech I have already learned while increasing my knowledge through
> When the time came for me to leave the Czech Republic I found
> repeatedly in tears as the plane left the ground, then passed
> the clouds barring my vision of the beautiful countryside and city
> below. Now that I am back in the Czech Republic I am learning
> everything that I can about the Czech Republic, especially the
> language. One of my favorite activities has been learning to sing
> the Czech National Anthem, "Kde Domov Muj".
> I suppose my main reason for joining this group is the hope that I
> can make contacts with people who would be willing to help me
> continue my study of the Czech language and Czech culture. Please
> email me or post a message to the group if you would like to
> me. :) I genuinely appreciate it. I apologize in advance if this
> email is off-topic. Please forgive me for rambling. My passion
> the best of me at times.
> Sincere thanks,
> Nate F.
- Thank you Lauren! Your comment about people here being very nice and
helpful has already been demonstrated. ;) I've also found some very
helpful links through some members' websites-especially
goodolejoe's. Thanks again for your message. I look forward to
getting to know everyone.
--- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "Lauren" <scufy64@a...> wrote:
> Just wanted to say hello and welcome Nate!
> Hope you enjoy the group, I am a newcomer of sorts, long time
> though and there are many nice, helpful enjoyable people here,
> I think you will enjoy!