Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ai yai yai yai yai!!!!

Snapped these two shots en route in Loerrach, Germany.  WEH in German means “hurt”…and ZAHNARZT means “dentist”….. ..OUCH!!

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Power in the pen, Magic in the grin, Inevitable, the win!

The Versatile Blogger Award 19Jan     NUMBER UNO SHOUT OUT NOMINATION FOR VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD GOES TO FAITH1stMINISTRIES “FAITH 1st MINISTRIES” The Versatile Blogger Award BLOGGER :  SEBASTIAN Praise God from Whom all blessing flow! Since reading Sebastian’s spirit modifying entries and … Continue reading

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King

Because of him folk began to see chocolate, pecan, chocolate, fudge,  caramel, chocolate,  cinnamon, and blackberry As spices of equality. Because of him, I saw the door of possibility open much wider than a crack. Because of him, I realized that black … Continue reading

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Cold Burn

Cold……….Burn……… Though freezing, we focus on the heat while we sit by the fire… Remember that “cold burn” rush of the slap in grade school from the one who called you a liar? The pressure “cold burn” rush to the brain … Continue reading

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Fava Beans and Gospel (In memory of our daughter’s great-grandparents)

If our daughter’s Italian great-grandfather,  Chicch(Francesco), my husband’s grand-father, could have met our daughter’s African-American Indian great-grandmother, Mildred,(Mama Mill), my grandmother,  their conversation may have run a bit like this: Chicch:  “Mildred, This is how you make fava beans.” Mildred: “Chicch, This is how … Continue reading

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Cribs

Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born!   Würth Austellung Krippen aus aller Welt, Arlesheim, Switzerland Würth Art Gallery  Cribs from around the World, Arlesheim, Switzerland  Ulfert-Buchholz Collection

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Kingdom Come, (Robbed a day before the Kings Come=Balthazar, Helliborus, Faith)

A few days into the New Year 2012, I arrived at work earlier than normal, delighted at my good luck to find a parking space in the blue zone in Basel (which means I may stay parked the whole day)….cool….. right outside across the street in … Continue reading

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