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To say I’m horrified and “rocked off my moorings” by the violence at the Boston Marathon this afternoon is an understatement. I’m stuck on Why?  When I think of the victims I weep …  no more words… When I walked along … Continue reading

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“When you travel you take something with you and you leave something behind.” This week’s WordPress photo challenge is Change. I’ve changed every time I’ve faced personal challenges such as marriage, motherhood, living in a new country, death of my … Continue reading

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Divine Mother “Amma Sri Karunamayi”

FrizzText’s A-Z photo challenge is now at “M“. A month before I walked in Spain, the Divine Mother, the world-renowned Hindu spiritual leader Sri Karunamayi, blessed me and my pilgrimage on the Camino.  This post is about that meeting. Sri … 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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lost in the details…

This post is part of “WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge” Lost in the details  According to my car thermometer it was 87 degrees F at 2:30pm today. On warm spring days like today I could almost do a Baryshnikov-type ballet leap … Continue reading

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Tagged “i” is for my parents …

When I saw that this week Frizztext’s A-Z Photo Challenge is “i“, I just had to join in because: “i” = India my Mother’s birth place “i” = Israel my Father’s birth place I’m really sad that I still haven’t … Continue reading

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on a rainy day in Los Angeles

It was raining when I went to work yesterday, so I wore my black velour hat with the flower on the side. “You look lovely,” said my Mr F when he kissed me goodbye,”You’re going to get a lot of … Continue reading

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