Monthly Archives: August 2013

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

It is my great honor to have been nominated by for this award.  Thank you ever so much . Belsbror is a Swedish word meaning Bel’s brother as he has great love and admiration for his sister and her … Continue reading

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A classroom experiment on Racism(must watch)-Watch A Teacher Make Her 3rd-Grade Kids Hate Each Other

Originally posted on Inspiring Evolution:
~~~ “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend…

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Mr. Modi

Opinionated Man( is asking for posts from people who value the importance of voicing his/her opinion. So here sits this white, American woman talking about Mr. Modi, the current Chief Minister in Gujarat, India! Why you might ask?  We stayed … Continue reading

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Art Book Center, Ahmedabad

We kept hearing about this amazing Art Book Store from lots of professor and student types in Ahmedabad, but we didn’t visit until our time was quickly coming to an end.  You know the frantic plans of “we might not … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

David and I went to Walmart this morning after Starbucks. As we entered, I was struck with a flooding  memory  of  another Walmart, in Gilbert, Arizona several years ago. I was with my son and his family and we had … Continue reading

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Camels, Ships of the Desert

I have always been fascinated with these magic beasts. There is a current  commercial on US  TV which always makes me laugh and  I am going to share with you.  ( Wednesday is called hump day in vernacular US speech … Continue reading

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Reincarnation and Mummification

Hinduism is the  world’s fourth largest religion with seven hundred fifty million  devotees. It was founded in the North of India, 4,000 years ago near the Indus River.  This makes it the oldest exiting religion in the world. 80% of … Continue reading

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The best explanation of the Middle East ever

Originally posted on Richard Bowker:
My son has headed back to the Middle East for a year (at least), so I have more than the usual interest in what’s going on over there.  He sent me to this Buzzfeed image…

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Time magazine breaks media taboo on epidemic of Black violence

Quite a dramatic position and I hope this will open a helpful dialogue .

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Pakistani Hero

I found this site of yesterday and just have to  add Humaira to my wall of heroes.  I am also including the post I made earlier about the CNN Heroes from India. These people will really touch and inspire your … Continue reading

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