Monthly Archives: March 2011

FASNACHT IN BASEL

Since 4:00 a.m. the sound of “tu tu de doo tu tu doo doo” pipes punctuate the atmosphere, funny, bizarre, sometimes grotesque costumes  entice one to reach for the camera, children with painted faces, eyes of bewilderment, a solitary artist, hands decorated … Continue reading

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Masako, Where are you?

Masako, The last time I heard your voice you phoned to congratulate me on President Barack Obama’s victory. That has been awhile. I thought so deeply of you two weeks ago I phoned the Eurythmy school in Dornach, Switzerland to inquire about … Continue reading

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JOY IS

  Joy is having a girlfriend who has been ill stop by your new shop unexpectedly Joy is feeling the love, warmth and gratitude as you watch your girlfriend and your daughter caught up in a “catching up” conversation. Joy is understanding … Continue reading

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I FORGOT TO REMEMBER

“Where are my sunglasses?” Ten minutes later I find them on my head. “My house keys!”  I must be at that appointment in 15 minutes.    Where are those keys?  Track back….Did I drop them behind the car seat?  ..Are they … Continue reading

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Replayed Deja Vu(Brother, can you spare a dime?)

His jacket was black, pants fresh pressed, hair slicked back and freshly gelled.  When this stranger walked into the shop, he looked at my husband, explained what part of Italy he was from, prepared the atmosphere for the slam dunk … Continue reading

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