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Gita

Krishna in the front Namaste ! Today  is the Hindu celebration  of the Bhagavadi Gita or the birth of the Hindu classical scripture, the most important influential Hindu scripture and philosophy. It is rather ironic that the video below gives … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I had never heard this song “Mom!”  It is a real tearjerker so get a tissue before you press play.  I am including the second version with the lyrics.  Shaun always does that and I like to see the words, … Continue reading

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Diwali in Pictures

  Diwali in India in Photos  Wall Street Journal   WSJ STAFF India celebrates Diwali, the Hindu festival of light on Wednesday. Diwali marks the triumph of light over darkness and the beginning of the Hindu new year when it is believed … Continue reading

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Very Silly Diwali Songs with Familiar Tunes !

Thanks for the Diwali Laugh !

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Hanukkah Begins

During my teaching career, no matter the grade, we celebrated Hanukkah  and I am thinking of those children this morning.  I felt it important to have the students either in New York or Arizona experience some celebrations from other cultures. … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nikolaus or Nicholas Day !

This morning many  children in Europe jumped out of bed to check their boot or shoe outside their bedroom door for sweets, toys, oranges or money!   Many thanks to my friend Andrea who reminded me.  You all know I … Continue reading

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Halloween . . . . . .October 31st

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!  From this  shot, you … Continue reading

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