Category Archives: love of life

India Through My Eyes: Part 2 Deciphering the Delhi Code

      So much assaults the senses on landing in a city teeming with people, auto rickshaws, lying dogs and great contrasts.  To say that beauty is everywhere doesn’t do the city or its great mass of humanity justice. … Continue reading

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Kimbark Chronicles: The Family Expands

The Family Expands “Tommy, Mother has gone to the hospital.  Soon we will have a new baby in the family.  Maybe even tonight.” “I hope it is a boy.” said my five-year old brother, Tommy.  “Someone I can play ball … Continue reading

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Cold Colorado Stream

Cold Colorado Stream My funniest recollection of a stream was while our family was camping in the mountains of Colorado at a fairly high elevation.  We were with another family and having so much fun. My brother Tommy and I … Continue reading

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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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On the Flight of an Angel

On the flight of an angel. How high do they fly? Birds fly into the sky. Plates fly in Greek Tavernas. Flight of the Bumble Bee. Is pie in the sky a flight? Butterflies fly over Iguassu Falls.

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Dreams

Sumi Bird ©2013 by Janet Brugos 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 age sixteen.  I … Continue reading

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Kimbark Chronicles: Introduction

Just after World War II my parents purchased a large home on Kimbark Avenue on the South Side of Chicago. Our family was in transition as my Mother, my brother and I had lived with grandparents in Pennsylvania while was … Continue reading

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Homecoming Delight

“Today is the day that Daddy will be back with us.” my mother announced. “Oh, Daddy, Daddy, Daddy. Will he wear his white straw hat with the black ribbon like when he worked in the bank in Chicago?” I asked. … Continue reading

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Giants Reign On Halloween

I had to get into San Francisco on October 31 as it was the last day of a photography exhibit, “French Kiss” at Leica Gallery by photographer Peter Turnley. http://www.peterturnley.com/french-kiss-a-love-letter-to-paris. I was aware that the Giants had won the world … Continue reading

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The beginning of my travels

I was yanked out of kindergarten after only two months. That was fine with me.  School did not seem nearly as fun as exploring the fields around our house in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. That October night was dark and cold.  … Continue reading

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