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Mexico Through The Eyes of its Children

When I travel, I am always drawn to the children because of their exuberant joy. Children live in a world of possibilities. They haven’t yet been told they “can’t” and don’t understand the concept of impossibility. They walk and run through the world in wonderment, absorbing everything, questioning, imagining. Long ago, someone told…

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Lovely Bayfront Park in Sarasota, Florida

I’ve lived in downtown Sarasota for nearly three years and thought I’d seen everything the city center had to offer until the other day, when I took a walk along the bay. Just two blocks from the heart of downtown I discovered an arched entryway leading to Bayfront Park in Sarasota, a half-mile…

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It’s Good To Laugh

My friend Julia emailed this to me today. some of you may have seen it, but I laughed so hard when I read it I thought it was too good not to share: The Christmas Pageant My husband and I had been happily married (most of the time) for five years but hadn’t…

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Pushy Vendors And Other Stuff

To my surprise I have discovered that Cambodia is very westernized, with many people speaking excellent English. Other than the occasional country person who still wears a traditional headdress, the clothing of the Khmer (Cambodians) is mostly western. The traffic is civilized. They have a good infrastructure, many modern conveniences, and their construction…

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