Since 1667, the day before Lent begins has been a day for a town-wide football match in Ashbourne, northern England.
Photos and text by Algerina Perna
The 80-year-old tradition of ravioli-making is going strong at St. Leo’s Church in Little Italy. A welcoming atmosphere and a desire to pass on the practice to children and grandchildren, or lean something new, keeps volunteers coming from all around the region.
The next time you feel jealous of pro baseball players, remember this: They still have to do photo day. In major league camps in Florida and Arizona, that one bit of awkwardness you left behind in grade school remains a rite of spring.