Monthly Archives: May 2014

Co-champion National Spelling Bee Winners

The 87th Scripps Spelling Been finals ended in a tie. All the words were used-up by these two Indian-American teenage boys, Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe last night in Washington , DC. This is the first time there are co-champions … Continue reading

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Gujurati Tali

Namaste! I love the hot/sweet tastes of Gujarati cuisine!  Notice the metal dishes.  We have some drinking cups with our name etched on the bottom .  We were told that Indian families take their own dishes to  dinner parties, so … Continue reading

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Vals, Collision at the Thermal Baths of the Architect, Businessman, Politics, and Minimalism

High in the towering Swiss mountainsabove Geneva, is a quaint Swiss town which appears  in so many ways, ordinary.   With a closer look, a natural stone cave-like structure is visible.   The stone used by Peter Zumthor, the Swiss … Continue reading

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Home with Ginger

Home with Ginger  Originally Posted on March 12, 2013 by annetbell Namaste!                Today, I feel frivolous!  Never having had a linear thought in my life, I have decided to take a detour of my stories from … Continue reading

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Music Monday Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven”

Memorial Day is a day to honor service men and women who have given their lives in the service of others.  “Tears in Heaven”  written and sung by Eric Clapton  is a memorial song written from a  father’s unspeakable grief … Continue reading

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Possible Thaw, Pakistani Leader to Attend Modi’s Swearing-in

SIA PACIFIC  from THe New York Times In Possible Thaw, Pakistani Leader to Attend Modi’s Swearing-In By ELLEN BARRYMAY 24, 2014 NEW DELHI — India said Saturday that Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has accepted an invitation to attend the swearing-in … Continue reading

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Chinese Vendor Hero

  He fell from the second story of a building During heavy thunderstorms in south China this weekend, a one-year-old baby apparently went looking for his mother by a window. Two men on the street below noticed the child’s precarious … Continue reading

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The Town Of Jerome, Arizona

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsL6zIOKvSA   Every school child in the state  learns the 5 C’s of  Arizona: 1. copper 2. citrus 3. cattle 4. cotton 5. climate Jerome is a deserted copper town  which has become an artist colony, ghost time extraordinaire, winning … Continue reading

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“Water” A Film

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RewNn2r2P3g     “Water” is a 2005 Canadian film directed by Deepa Mehta and chronicles the lives of widows in India at an ashram in Veranasi.  The story  begins with a eight year old child is widowed and  moved into … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a theologian, martyr, spiritual writer, musician, pastor, and  author of fiction and poetry. His exemplary life of  faith make his writings authentic to people of faith of all times  to take spiritual stand and responsibility to … Continue reading

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