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India’s Lost World

I have not been to northeast India which is secluded, wild ,devoid of  architecture.  This film shows a culture and place untouched by civilization. The shots of the beautiful landscape, the ancient culture,  and the animals are truly beautiful.  Forgive … Continue reading

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Don Ostertag’s Summer Music Monday “Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra

My friend Don at http://donostertag.wordpress.com/ shared his favorite summer song last week, with this elegant selection by “Old blue eyes,” Frank Sinatra.  I would encourage you to visit Don’s blog to be enchanted by his personal stories of 45 years of being … Continue reading

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Chennai Building Collapse

This tragedy happened  last weekend and the pictures brought back memories of seeing construction in India. The bamboo sticks are used for scaffolding, and my  architect assured me that they are very strong.  But to hold up a building of … Continue reading

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Summer Music Monday “Dancing In the Streets” by Martha and the Vandellas

This song says summer to many music lovers including me!  It was released in the summer of 1964, fifty years ago, but it has worn well. It was the signature song of  one of the earliest and most exciting vocal … Continue reading

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Antelope Canyon

It is hard to believe that this video is of a real place, isn’t it? But I can assure you that it is and located in northern Arizona near the Four Corners. We stayed in Page and drove around for … Continue reading

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Train Travel in India

I have mentioned before how we really enjoyed traveling by train in India. We found this travel to be reliable, reasonable, and comfortable. We traveled for 18 hours from Goa to Mumbai in Second class and saw lots of the … Continue reading

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Music Monday The Four Seasons and “Oh, What a Night”

This is  the real Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Over the weekend, we saw Jersey Boys staring Frank Valli and the Four Seasons so for this Music Monday, I decided to  combine it all into one post. Clint Eastwood was … Continue reading

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