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

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Discernment and Wisdom Allow Us to Prosper in Spite of

“`No weapon formed against me shall prosper.  It won’t work.`”  ((Swiss advertisement campaign against AIDS en route to Mariastein, spiritual cloister, offensive to black women))“‘No weapon formed against me shall prosper, it won’t work.`” Gospel artist, Fred Hammond.

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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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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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WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES, ANOTHER ONE…..?

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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Pieces

PIECES (°copyright) By Anna Rene Greene Dell’Era You didn´t have to cut him in pieces You didn´t have to take a soul so young You didn´t have to try and teach us You didn´t have to take somebody´s son  Moroccan … Continue reading

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