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7 Weeks, 13 Cities, 10 Suitcases and One Cadillac

En route from Hong Kong to Dubai, as everyone slept, a window of stillness appeared.

Our seven official weeks of summer vacation were over. A bit uncertain what the future will bring, this summer we prepared for transitions.  871 more words

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I Do Not Want to Work; I Only Want A Puff

Je ne veux pas travailler
Je ne veux pas déjeuner
Je veux seulement oublier
Et puis je fume

I discovered this song several years ago. Dreaming of running away to Paris, I picked up a “Paris” compilation album. 537 more words

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Making Room for New Wives, New Stories

My annual summer preparation includes either finishing or removing the piles of Ideas from my desk. Jordan continues to inspire me.  There are so many tales.  1,187 more words

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Magician And Mystic - May 29 at La Fontaine

La Fontaine’s public love affair with Ibn-Battuta‘s travel, Sufi mysticism, and ancient lands continues.  May 29 under the stars explores modern Turkey and India with an eye to the past. 14 more words

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