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90 FINE!! (Happy Birthday Tribute to Extraordinary Octogenarian Dance Teacher OTHELLA DALLAS)

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 taschira dell’era: http://www.20min.ch/community/duellv2/badi_beauty.tmpl?id=6

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11 soon gone, yet gold in the song

One more month and one half and 11 is gone but not ’til I reminisce about the gold in the song.. the crimson rust of my chrysanthemum the deep burgundy of the beet, and the yellow of the squash pumpkin Never will … Continue reading

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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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After work yesterday, I moved my car to a legal parking area, braved the cold and frugally skipped the tram(3.20 Swiss francs), and walked the 10 or so minutes to my favorite newspaper/magazine shop at Barfusserplatz in Basel.  The goal was … Continue reading

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Hurry up before the tram comes! (Selling Italian specialties on a tram street in Basel, Switzerland)

show]show]The hard part is not in driving the five hours to Piedmont, Italy,  from Alsace, France, loading the car with Italian products, then driving the five hours back to Basel, Switzerland to our shop, il buon gusto.    The challenging … Continue reading

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