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My Childhood Was Auctioned off To The Only Bidder

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence. ~Roy T. Bennett With the sale of the family Summer Estate in Central Wisconsin in March of 2018, the second to last vestige of my childhood goes the … Continue reading

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A Mind Once Stretched (India – Week #026)

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   Have you ever stopped to consider that an eternity, one’s destiny, can change in the blink of an eye? Just yesterday, I … Continue reading

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India Week #20 – Celebrating Independence

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. ~Nelson Mandela   I am living the dream! After 52 years of living in the USA, my … Continue reading

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India Week #018 – Feeling Disconnected

Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it. ~Haruki Murakami I have been living in India for four months now and all in all it’s going better than I could have expected.  I was homesick for … Continue reading

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Expat Week #015/016 – Sweet Home Chicago!

Travel does not exist without home….If we never return to the place we started, we would just be wandering, lost. Home is a reflecting surface, a place to measure our growth and enrich us after being infused with the outside … Continue reading

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India Week #005 – A Palace Prison and a Tree

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. ~Mary Anne Radmacher Agakhan Palace is famous in large part because Gandhi was interred here both during and after his life. For almost two … Continue reading

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Easter 2013

Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.  ~Charles M. Crowe I have been in a few stores the last couple of days and have not seen a … Continue reading

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