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About whenquiet

A child of God, opinionated, survivor, eloquent, elegant, exquisite bohemian, and humble, loving life and shining light to those who are in the shadow.

NEVER GIVE UP#InternationalDanceDay, #BeyonceBeforeILetGoDanceChallenge, (Anna Greene Dell’Era-62 years young)

Senior citizen inspired by Beyonce’s Homecoming Netflix documentary Continue reading

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DA France 2019 National Elections – Meet the Candidates posted by Robin Guinot | DAF COMMUNCATIONS COORDINATOR April 10, 2019

Anna Dell’Era, F I am a concerned American citizen and Democrats Abroad France Strasbourg member.  I have resided in France since 1992.  An active Democrats Abroad member during the Obama campaign in 2008, I painstakingly phonebanked in an Dems Abroad- … Continue reading

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Greene Onion

Speaking my truth, creatively, reminds me of an onion. Removal of the thin outer layer is necessary to arrive at the juice. In honor of Black History Month, I offer two snippets of my Greene Onion….Humble salutes to Sojourner Truth, … Continue reading

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So you want to sing?

So, sing! Any way you can. Anna Dell’Era offers vocal workshop for Cancer patients and those affected each Tuesday 14:00-16:00 Haus der Krebsliga beider Basel Petersplatz 12, 4051 – Basel, Switzerland Vocal technique focusing on correct breathing; imagery technique and … Continue reading

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when you tire of answering questions cause you know you’re being placed in a box you don’t dare remove your shoes cause there’s s hole in your sock your mental health specialist is nodding as you try to speak he … Continue reading

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And, this is my America.

I saw the video concerning the confrontation between the Covington Students and the Elder Native American, Mr. Nathan Phillips on Twitter. I was saddened, angry, and felt I must respond. Last night, I viewed the uploaded video which included the … Continue reading

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The Border Control Corps of Basel threw my passport on the ground!

(Article written by Lukas Hausendorf of 20 Minutes Basel) Der Zwischenfall ereignete sich am Nachmittag des 7. März am Grenzübergang Basel-Huningue neben dem Novartis Campus. Meistens ist die Zollstation unbesetzt, nicht aber an diesem Tag. Anna Dell’Era, Afroamerikanerin und italienisch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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