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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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Eglise A’ Angoville au Plain

This unassuming country church was  one of the most memorable of our trip. We walked  from our  accommodations at  http://www.domaine-airborne.com/domaine-airborne/. There was a narrow windy road with the hedgerows twisting with no apparent plan through the fields where on the … Continue reading

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Music Monday . . . . Steely Dan

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist, Dies at 67 This is the tribute letter written by Donald Fagan, the sole surviving creator  of the group. We liked a lot of the same things: jazz (from the twenties through the mid-sixties), W.C. … Continue reading

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Helping the Helpless

About two weeks ago, I saw Dunkirk  the story of  the Allied forces trapped on the beach in France  as sitting ducks for  German guns.  They were trapped with no hope or help in  sight because no  large ships were … Continue reading

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Texas Will Survive

Gloria Gaynor is dedicating a new version of the original survival anthem ‘I Will Survive’ to all her ‘neighbors in Texas’ who are enduring unprecedented flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Gaynor tweeted out ‘Texas Will Survive’ Wednesday evening with the … Continue reading

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