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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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Venice at Carnavale

From January 23 – February 9, 2016, Venice will slough off the winter gloom and burst into life. During the Carnival (Carnevale), this most magical of cities fills with a mass of masked party-goers – posing and preening, dancing and … Continue reading

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Born to Dance!

Scottish Highland Dancers and the Bhangra fusion have won the 2015 Prize.  They were born to dance! Thanks Judy !

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Happy Hanukkha

  One of the December celebrations is Hanukkah.  Here is a silly song from Saturday Night Live by Adam Sandler about his proud heritage .  When I was teaching, my class always played dreidel,   sang the accompanying  song, lit … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights

Diwali is the most popular holiday in India. It is  a Hindu holiday  but also celebrated by the Sikhs ( a Sikh shown at the Golden Temple.) One hope that most faith systems in the world share is victory of … Continue reading

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Halloween Lights in the City

I couldn’t resist!

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More Holi Foolishness!

    Matt?     Dbell with his Batman water gun and some very colorful clothes !   Jennifer and Matt ! Most of  the gang. . . . . . including the rickshaw driver Selim!   Dbell getting Jhoan … Continue reading

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Halloween . . . . . .October 31st

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I like this picture because it reminds me of the pumpkins my architect carved for our children. He was never satisfied with a traditional jack-o-lantern, but carved R2D2 and Picasso pumpkins among others for our doorstep!…

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“Scotland the Brave”

Today is election day in Scotland. All the rallies, speeches, and persuasive  blog posts are over. It is up to each Scottish voter today to vote  her/him conscience as to  what is best for Scotland now and in the future. … Continue reading

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Diwali- Festival of Lights

This is a short video showing the people, colors and joyful celebration of Diwali!

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