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Conversations at a Bar

He asked, “Is there anyone sitting here?” The place was packed, that’s why I was sitting on a barstool at O’Hara airport, badly needing food. No tables. 839 more words



Baldushk is a little village with just under 5,000 people about 30 minutes outside of Tirana, the capital.  While discussing our love of Thanksgiving and all the Turkey, stuffing, and food that comes along with it, one of my closest Albanian friends, South Wind, suggested we go to Baldushk. 291 more words

Life In General

Jean-Hugues Anglade

I met Jean-Hugues Anglade in Paris a few weeks ago.

We talked about his latest film Je suis un Soldat, currently on general release in France, and his career since  35 more words

Shellac whispers

Yesterday I had a pedicure, a very good pedicure.  And I learned a lot: where to shop: for fabric, meat, groceries, the best fruit and veg stalls.   363 more words

Smooth sailing

Perhaps the lack of sleep made me a little dazed that night. We were just walking and he was talking about something when my eyes found his face and it startled a thought in me that I never had before. 243 more words



If change was a fire, then a small piece of tinder has been lit! And I’ve just smelt the smoke! The fire has started deep in the heart of Africa, in the country of Botswana, and it goes by the name of Botho. 395 more words

Wretchedness in MIDDLEMARCH

Self loves the word “wretched.” One of her UCLA Extension students used it in a writing assignment, and she thinks it is probably becoming one of her favorite words. 219 more words