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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge: People in Nature

Over the past few years I’ve spent many hours walking many miles in the great outdoors. I’m delighted to share a few favorite moments with you along the Camino in Spain What to do when you’re hiking on a hot … Continue reading

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Maggie, Meryl, and Multi-tasking…

Last Friday night our friend Janet invited us to a Producer’s Guild screening of the movie, “Iron Lady“. I haven’t mentioned it before, but one of the perks of living in Hollywood, is we get invitations to movie screenings.   What … Continue reading

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flash mob in Mumbai, India.

Another flash mob. Last Sunday evening commuters at Mumbai’s busy central railway station “Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus” were surprised when two hundred people started dancing to the music from the Bollywood hit Rang de Basanti . While it may look spontaneous, according … Continue reading

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Halloween and Day of the Dead and remembering…

In yoga today our class was about Halloween, and The Day of the Dead and remembering… Halloween wasn’t celebrated where we grew up. When we emigrated, Halloween was one of the many new customs we had to learn about and … Continue reading

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What happens when the President is accused of not living up to the country’s expectations? He breaks into song!

You just need to sit down for slightly more than two minutes to watch this hilarious, musical spoof entitled,  “Obama! A Modern U.S. President“, done in Gilbert and Sullivan style by Ron Butler, who does an almost perfect imitation of … Continue reading

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flash mob in the mall

On November 13, 2010 over one hundred singers surprised shoppers sitting at a mall food court with a Flash Mob (Whew that’s a sentence. Try saying it fast…) What’s a flash mob? Click on the YouTube link to see, and … Continue reading

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My son is gay (via Nerdy Apple Bottom)

If a girl can dress up as Batman at Halloween, what’s wrong if a 5 year old boy wants to dress up as a girl?   Read this Mom’s great blog about her son’s Halloween. Or he’s not. I don’t … Continue reading

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Labour day wedding in Canada

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog,  I love weddings.     Labour day weekend Mr F and I flew up to Canada for Kyla and Andrew’s wedding. It was a lovely, intimate wedding, with great Italian food, and because our family … Continue reading

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The World Needs Soccer

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=2010+world+cup&iid=9237522″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9237522/sports-news-june-2010/sports-news-june-2010.jpg?size=500&imageId=9237522″ width=”380″ height=”312″ /] German fans rejoice in their  4-1 victory against England The Museum breakrooms are all abuzz with soccer talk. Whether from Mexico, Chile, Brazil, England, Argentina, Germany, South Africa, or France, the multi-cultural Museum staff members … Continue reading

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Even though you didn’t ask, Betty Londergan’s telling…

On March 26, 2010 I wrote about Betty Londegan’s blog –  Betty’s 365 days… Every day for one entire year Betty’s giving away one hundred dollars “to worthy causes, people, and organizations”, and writing about it in her blog. With Betty’s … Continue reading

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