Monthly Archives: March 2018

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March 27, 2018

Follow Now, I am Scared We Really Need to Talk and Listen One of the questions, most often put before me, when I was younger and interaction with Cuba was much more restricted, was why did the Cuban people, not fight Fidel Castro, when he declared the Revolution to be communist...
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Food

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March 26, 2018

Follow Baklava I do not remember when I first ate baklava, but for some time now, when I have extra phyllo dough, usually after making a spinach pie, I will make a batch of this most wonderful decadent treat, that never seems to last. There is an extravagance in baklava, because...
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Favorite Books

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March 22, 2018

Follow Sitting By My Bedside     “One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.” ~ Mary B. W. Tabor ~   What are you reading?  Are you looking for your next great read?  Here is a look at what is sitting by my bedside, and which I...
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Art

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March 16, 2018

Follow To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      The Creation by  Artist Unknown  I would not have thought the Creation, as the subject of the painting; rather it seems to be more about Noah and...
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Public Square

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March 15, 2018

Follow The Algonquin Hotel     Though the hotel opened in 1902, it would be a few years later, till it entered literary lore.  “In the summer of 1919 a group of writers met in the Pergola Room for a party and came to have lunch at the Algonquin every day...
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Perfect Post Cards

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March 13, 2018

Follow Margaret Mitchell’s House     “She had never understood either of the men she had loved and so she had lost them both. Now, she had a fumbling knowledge that, had she ever understood Ashley, she would never have loved him; had she ever understood Rhett, she would never have lost him.” ~...
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In Nature

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March 8, 2018

Follow Nor’easter   I have been battling a cold, grateful it is not the flu; but last night I took two Cold-Tylenol’s; normally I am a pretty light sleeper, but when the fan went off and the alarm began to sound, I refused to open my eyes. It was 3:30 in...
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A View from the Road

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March 7, 2018

Follow Elvis Statue Beale Street Memphis, Tennessee     I too was “Walking in Memphis”, on a dark and gloomy day,  when I happened upon this statue of Elvis Presley. I had been standing on Second and Beale Street, contemplating B.B. King, when Elvis drew me over for a visit. Like...
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Connected

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March 1, 2018

Follow  Telemedicine     My thyroid was surgically removed, thus I need Synthroid. I have had the same prescription for years and yet I often procrastinate in going to my primary physician, to get the prescription for the blood work, and then make another appointment, to review the results, to receive...
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From the Editor

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March 1, 2018

Follow “It Was so Fresh”     The bright, red tomato, that I shared with you, In Nature, last month, was actually picked and eaten by my oldest great-niece, much to my delight! She had finished swimming with her father and siblings, when she came into the kitchen, ready for supper.  I showed her...
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