Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Day for Reflection

I imagine that today was a day of reflection for most Americans. As I viewed the replay of the fall of the Twin Towers and the ceremonies commemorating the event and those who died, I wondered  about the renewed feelings … Continue reading

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The same, yet different

After traveling 4,000 miles and touching only a small portion of our country, I am amazed at the variety of landscapes, lifestyles, and people in the United States. As we traveled the Interstates in Texas, the flatness of the land … Continue reading

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A Question of Right or Wrong

We will soon be commemorating the terror attack of 9-11. This year the events will look a little different. Yet I hope Americans will act with restraint and maturity so that our memorials will be worthy of those who have … Continue reading

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Fossil Rocks

When my family moved to a small farm in Upstate New York in the late ’50’s, we had a cow,a few chickens and ducks, a flock of sheep, a horse, a couple of pigs, dogs and cats, and a treasury … Continue reading

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“Colors of the Wind”

I guess I never thought of the wind having colors. I think of how it feels and its effects when it blows. But colors… Blind artist George Mendoza turns the bright colors and objects he “sees” into paintings. To be … Continue reading

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