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About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne

Elephant Ride. . . . . Check!

Originally posted on TalesAlongTheWay:
Near the top of the  list of  desired adventures in India for the students was to ride an elephant.  Jaijpur is  the place to do it..   You can stand in line  for hours at the…

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A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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Senior Recital at Yale University/Joseph Fala

The program is 60 minutes long.   My favorite is the joyful finale of the  Dupre  Prelude in B Major.  I would love to hear all those notes played and bouncing off the marble finishes  in one of the Baroque Cathedrals … Continue reading

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A National Treasure

On Sunday, David and I drove to New Haven to see  Joey Fala’s  senior organ performance for his Master’s Degree. We had a delicious lunch at Tarry Inn on Park Street with extraordinary Italian cuisine and happy banter with  Joey, Kathy, … Continue reading

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Tragic Fact of Life Today

A heroin story, full of heartache; Jimmy Galante OD’s at 26 Paul Grondahl  Times Union Albany, New York Updated 9:35 am, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 This now familiar but still  tragic story has a face, a story, a young addict, his … Continue reading

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