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A Wedding…Dialogue I

In a grand story, there is always a quest, a journey towards a goal where the main players travel many miles into wild and dangerous territory, overcoming significant difficulties along the way to reach their final destination.   I have lived through two or three remakes of Jason and the Argonauts seeking the Golden Fleece, not […]

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The Time Given

Some say that there are two kinds of people in this world: those who love J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and those who will soon come to love J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I fit in to the first category.  I read The Fellowship of the Ring when I was 15 and continue […]

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A View From Monet’s Window

The creditors are proving impossible to deal with and short of a sudden appearance on the scene of wealthy art patrons, we are going to be turned out of this dear little house where I led a simple life and was able to work so well. I do not know what will become of us… […]

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Anaïs Nin – 2011 Inspiration

My first post was a quote from Anaïs Nin. My lifelong friend, Ruth, sent an email today entitled – 2011 Inspiration – which offered another perceptive thought from the journals of Anaïs Nin. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” With a little research, I was able to find the source: The Diary of Anais Nin, […]