Archive for June 13th, 2011

This is where I often went on my day off when I lived in Vermont, in 1987, one of the few traditional Benedictine monasteries in North America:

(Thanks to Michael Boover)

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The Old Believers

“Today, perhaps as many as 10 million Old Believers — scattered throughout European and Asian Russia as well as the Balkans, the Baltic states and North America — safeguard the cultural and spiritual heritage of Russia’s pre-westernized civilization.”

Read the rest: http://www.cnewa.org/default.aspx?ID=3301&pagetypeID=4&sitecode=HQ&pageno=1

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Circa 1970, the late Nick Drake:

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