Category Archives: Photography

Buen Camino Guy!

This is a post I wish I didn’t have to write. I walked the Camino in May 2012 with a group of Canadians: eleven women and one guy (whose name was “Guy”). Barbara [one of the women in our group] … Continue reading

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the next step of my journey…

Hello! I’ll assume you’re glad to see me :-)  but want to know where I’ve been? I gave myself permission to take a blogging-break far from the madding crowd to  reconnect with the peace, acceptance and happiness from living in … Continue reading

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Santiago de Compostela in Southern California

It is with deep sadness that I share the sad news that Wolfgang, my pilgrim friend who walked the Camino after he was given six months to live, passed away on Friday night. His friend Kurt sent me an email … Continue reading

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no place for sissies in the Wild West

“There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new … Continue reading

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11:11

A few months ago my blogging buddy, Georgette, at Georgette Sullins’s Blog tagged me with a blogging challenge, which came with a set of rules 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and eleven random facts about you. 3. … Continue reading

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Seeds of Peace

“Is is the responsibility of all people with an aspiration to spiritual perfection to help develop a deep recognition of the value of other faiths …”   – The Dalai Lama In 1893 the first formal gathering of representatives from eastern … Continue reading

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Why this love of tattoos?

I wept when I looked at the close-up photo of a number tattooed on a woman’s arm at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. When I stepped back to blow my nose and allow a group of teenagers … Continue reading

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Change

“When you travel you take something with you and you leave something behind.” I’ve changed every time I’ve faced personal challenges such as marriage, motherhood, living in a new country, death of my parents, but the biggest life-changing experience for … Continue reading

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Observe times three …

FrizzText’s weekly challenge is now at “O“. 1. Observe. I saw this guy at the Museum. He told me it takes him two hours to get his hair looking like this: Flat iron Blow dry Hair spray Hair glue called … Continue reading

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What’s for lunch…?

“Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what’s for lunch.” Orson Welles, actor, director (1915-1985) OK, what’s for lunch? Hmmm…. If you like deli sandwiches, I recommend you try Langers Deli in downtown Los Angeles. Mr F … Continue reading

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