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Christmas Shopping in New York

This is the Rockefeller tree which stands  just above the famous ice skating rink. My favorite part of Christmas, as a little girl in Virginia, was driving to New York on Christmas Day to spend a week in this magical … Continue reading

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

  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   In October, 2001, … Continue reading

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9/11/01 Fifteen Years Later 9/11/16

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 on your TV!”  Seeing … Continue reading

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Strangers become New Friends, if only for a moment. . . . .

One Saturday in January 2013, we went to see the legendary Sun Temple in Modhera that dates from 1026 AD.  There were groups of school children of all ages on a field trip on a Saturday! All through our time … Continue reading

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Every Child Needs a Champion

How wonderful if one of our New Year’s Resolutions would be to mentor a child.  There is such a need and a lifetime of rewards for you, them and society.

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Radio City Music Hall. . . . .New York City

This photo was taken by my son, Chris, several years ago,  when he an his family visited New York City for the Christmas festivities.  As you can see, the shot was taken from seats in the auditorium of Radio City … Continue reading

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The Lonely (Life) and Death of George Bell Solving the Mystery

Cover Photo Sniffing a fetid odor, George Bell’s neighbor called 911. Credit Josh Haner/The New York Times Each year around 50,000 people die in New York, some alone and unseen. Yet death even in such forlorn form can cause a … Continue reading

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