Category Archives: love of life

COMMUNITY TREASURES

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Community Treasures Art Show at The Altenheim Saturday June 3 & Sunday June 4 in Prior Hall from 11am to 5pm We will open the doors to everyone on Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4 for our Community Treasures … Continue reading

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Dreams are both Goals & Resolutions

Spirits of Recoleta ©2006 by Janet Brugos  (private collection) Dreams Day dreams are goals. Night dreams are conflict resolutions. I have used both To enjoy some magnificent adventures. starting with My trip to Europe with my Girl Scout Troop at … Continue reading

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Day 11: Kimbark Chronicles Overview

Coming home from school was a bit of an adventure.  Kenwood School was on Dorchester Avenue on the South Side of Chicago.  The best part of walking home was going by St Paul’s Episcopal Church where I was in the … Continue reading

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Day 10: Kimbark Chronicles, The Dining Room

Dining Room 1940s The Dining Room The dining room was the hub of activity for our house. Big dinners were everyday occurrences. By this time Ted and Jean Bloch had arrived to stay two weeks–that was a month ago.  Jean … Continue reading

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Day 9: The Red Sweater Twist

THE RED SWEATER TWIST Why do I feel these fingers pulling at me? Why are needles pushing at my strands? Who is doing this to me and why? I was just lying curled around myself like a slinking snake in … Continue reading

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Day 3 Mood Indigo

“You ain’t been blue” is how it starts.  I recall as a teenager playing that record (a disk with grooves that when encountered with a special needle produced sound) over and over again.  I would dance and dance around the … Continue reading

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Day 2: The Beulah House Revisited

  My grandmother and her two sisters lived in the small town of Beulah, Colorado. Nora Annie England Challinor Thomson was an intellectual, talented woman who was always positive.  She had a deep sense of caring for all people.  My … Continue reading

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Free Write. Right?

Free write.  Free, right?  Is that really free?  I don’t have to pay for it.  Wow.  Is that the rite of free.  Free what?  Freedom, now that is a good concept.  We all don’t have it but aspire to it. … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes: Part 7 Jaipur

Jaipur was the first city in India where I arrived on my own.  I had opted out of an overnight train from Varanasi  to Delhi with a connection to another train to Jaipur. I was concerned about what would happen … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes: Part 3 The Lotus Temple, Delhi, India

Overcome all obstacles to get to the Lotus Temple in Delhi at metro stop Kalkaji Mandir.  The day that Lenore and I went throngs of people were present.  They were wearing beautiful clothes of a variety of colors.       … Continue reading

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