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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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Change

“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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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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a walk in my neighborhood

Condition your body to get up every day and go for a walk. Before I walked on the Camino I learned to make walking my state of being, something I integrated into my life, not an exercise or a chore … 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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the Kiss …

WordPress Photo Challenge this week is Kiss. I photographed this mural in downtown Los Angeles – near Mac Arthur park. President Obama keep your promise and bring our young men and women home! For other WP posts on this week’s … Continue reading

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home = snowshoes or walk on the beach?

Last Saturday night Monty Carlo woke us up at 4 a.m when he heard someone banging on our neighbor’s door. I heard a man say, “It’s Jason, I’m looking for my wife. Where’s Stephanie?” I didn’t hear the answer. Mr … Continue reading

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Unique eh?

  This week’s Photo Challenge is Unique 1. A unique plant The neighbor who gave me the night-blooming cereus, gave me another plant with similar stick like stems, and last winter it produced three delicate, large, pink flowers that lasted … Continue reading

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I lived with a barbed-wire fence in my mouth

That day so many years ago when my dentist requested a meeting with my mother I already knew it wasn’t going to be good news, because he usually ended our visits repeating the same old story about brushing our teeth … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures

WordPress photo challenge this week is My 2012 in pictures. 2012 was an exciting, eventful, wonderful year for me.  I fulfilled a long-time personal challenge to walk along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, my beautiful daughter got married in … Continue reading

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