Category Archives: Holidays

Celebrations, festivities, gathering of friends, communing, sharing

The Magic of Thanks(golden remix)

A magic filtered into our home…around this time last year at Thanksgiving.. You see, I made Thanksgiving turkey for Germans, Swiss, French, and Italian colleagues. Pecan pie…Sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping, Jamaica Me Crazy Jerk Turkey(scrumptious)….even cranberry sauce…All I heard … Continue reading

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Witch Insight(inside)

too tired to carve a pumpkin but the candy is in the wooden bowl, the candle in the windlight flickers a beaconed soldier for wandering spirit patrol weird…the kid’s don’t ring the bell for the trick nor the treat haven’t … Continue reading

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WE

We, brown skinned, black skinned, ivory skinned women, We, of upright posture and pearly teeth, We, Sisters who carry the weight of the spirits… Our children….our children, vessels of attempted destruction. We sow, reap, We keep quiet, speak, We hurt, … Continue reading

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exactly where you are

just that perfect place …you are embraced by your favorite sweater, cuddled in your favorite jeans and sneakers,  inclined back in your favorite summer lounge chair, and the one of the last wonderful suns of October is right where you want it, and … Continue reading

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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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FOREIGN WISDOM (Japanese/German/English Words of Wisdom from Masako, my Japanese Eurythmy friend

  Rummaging through my old journals, I luckily stumbled upon a poem that my friend, Masako, had given me during my recovery from a hysterectomy.  Masako and I met while we studied Eurythmy at the Academy of Eurythmische Kunst in Switzerland. I recall … Continue reading

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WE

We, brown skinned, black skinned, ivory skinned women, We, of upright posture and pearly teeth, We, Sisters who carry the weight of the spirits… Our children….our children, vessels of attempted destruction. We sow, reap, We keep quiet, speak, We hurt, … Continue reading

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