Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sign of love part 2

I read the book Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. He barely survived a failed attempt at climbing K2, the second highest mountain in the world, and on his way down, sick and disoriented, he made a ‘wrong’ turn … Continue reading

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Sign of love part 1

Love as a message in times of trouble can be an important message to pass on. Today I read in Readers Digest a story of survival against incredible odds. Readers Digest does this so well, the Drama in Real Life section. … Continue reading

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Let me count the ways

I met a woman today who in the course of our conversation, mentioned that her father had recently died. After acknowledging her loss, we got around to discussing some other aspects of her parents’ relationship. She shared how her parents … Continue reading

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Women beyond the stereotypes

I remember getting a letter before I got into college. It was a letter from the Army. The letter said that our mother’s generation were moms and kept house or were secretaries, and the Army was offering a broader horizon … Continue reading

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Who are we really?

I’m watching this Russian stop motion animation and seeing the little girl in her babushka made me think of these nesting Russian dolls that I had when I was a kid. They are also called matryoshka. When you get one, you … Continue reading

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Wet Desert?

The clouds came down close today and even walked on the mountains. Yes, here in sunny Arizona. It looked like Oregon or Washington State or even Vancouver, which in some areas is considered a rainforest. I wonder what Arizona was … Continue reading

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Close encounters

On our way down the mountain yesterday, we were drawn to turn down a road by an elk we saw from the rear. Was it just their tail or part of their rump that is light colored, and I wonder … Continue reading

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