Category Archives: Amazing World

Spring

I am so tired of this weather. Yesterday, we had another seven inches of snow with drifts up to two feet high. Icicles are hanging off the roof, and the temperature last night before I went to bed was 4F. … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Beautiful #3

Today, I felt a bit down myself. Massive writer’s block, I think. Or indecision. So here’s picking myself up–and you–with this little tune. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pGaz_qN0cw Then I came across another tune. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46k7Gp5L0v4 I feel much better now!!!!!!!

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Maya Angelou: A Personal Memory

 When I was a grad student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Maya Angelou came to town one wintry evening in February to read at Macky Auditorium. I was dirt poor at the time, raising a son on a … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Beautiful 2

If you feel a bit down today, see if a tiny dragonfly (called Libelle in German) won’t pick you up. Turn up the volume. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QFAOkiqbts

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Daily Dose of Beautiful 1

Just in case you’re involved in something utterly mediocre, trivial, and frustrating, here’s something that might pick you up. Turn up the volume: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F4G5H_TTvU&feature=related  

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Mini Mundus

So you’ve had ‘Trip Around the World’ on your bucket list forever, right? Only, you’re not within the two percent demographics that have money to burn. But not to worry. If you have a little cash to spare, you could … Continue reading

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Just Flowers

 I don’t want to count the many times that someone has said to me, “You have to stop and smell the roses.” Yeah, right. Why do these folks drive me crazy, even if they have a point? Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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