Author Archives: annetbell

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

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri A Film Review

Thr Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri after only a few minutes becomes  a story of real  people living their  anger, pain, loss, illness, and even dark  humor  before our eyes.    In fact, the audience shares in their reactions  as we … Continue reading

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Lights in the Dark Winter Night

Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical  Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two … Continue reading

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LBJ, a Film

LBJ, Lyndon Barnes Johnson was  a bigger than life  Texas politician who was a major national player during the turbulent 60’s. Woody Harrelson played this challenging role and very well indeed. Johnson  became very visible when President Kennedy chose him … Continue reading

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Pray For Grace

Last Friday, Grace our oldest granddaughter had a brain bleed with four hours of brain surgery. Miraculously, she is  making good progress and recovery. Our faith has sustained us and  God protected Grace  through the ordeal. If you are on … Continue reading

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October After 9/11/01, A Different New York

Originally posted on TalesAlongTheWay:
  This is history, and  I think meaningful, at least to me. There are so many challenges we are going through today, similar to these days in October 2001.  Posted originally  on September 12, 2013by annetbell…

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9/11/01 Fifteen Years Later 9/11/16

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It was a  Tuesday and a crystal clear fall morning, September 11, 2001.  My sixth graders were in art first period, and I was doing planning for the week. The principal  popped in and  said, “Turn…

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Because They Love Us and We Them

This  elegant German Shepherd touches my heart.  You can see her sadness and confusion in being unable to  guard and protect her friend.  German Shepherds are so loyal and loving to their people and especially their person. It is very … Continue reading

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