Monthly Archives: October 2016

Music Monday Diwali Songs

  Happy Diwali!

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Diwali Celebration

A woman arranged clay lamps, or ‘diyas,’ for the upcoming Diwali festival in Mumbai, Oct. 30. These diyas traditionally filled with mustard oil are placed are lit and placed around entrances to homes during the festival. Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency Diwali in India … Continue reading

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Remorse and Compassion

This image has been on the internet for a while. I also read that it has been debunked as false.  Nonetheless, seeing it today made me remember a tale to tell you. I have never seen this reaction of a … Continue reading

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Deer in the Headlights

Tuesday night after I dropped off my  granddaughter Alice, a deer ran out in front of my car  in the rural area where my daughter lives. The first thing  I saw was the head of the doe on the passenger’s … Continue reading

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The Clash of Seasons

On Monday, I went with Judy and Eileen north a couple of hours to the Vermont Country Store. It was a clear, warm day as we left Troy. The further we drove , we noticed  what my husband calls, “the … Continue reading

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Hero. . . . . Heroes

Cadet Tom Surdyke died on June 30,2016.  He willingly gave his life to save a swimmer in distress off the beach of Long Island.  The distressed swimmer lived because of Tom’s unselfish act.  Tom gave his life in service for … Continue reading

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Football Weekend at West Point

Last weekend I was  visiting a graduate, now retired , LtC Karen Ward. I was invited to spend the Saturday helping with the Rotary Club selling food to benefit the suffering the  people of Haiti.  I got to pop in … Continue reading

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