Listening to Coach Wooden talk was like listening to my dad. They were made of the same solid character. They lived by the same higher purpose. And neither one had compromised their integrity for fame or fortune, despite having many opportunities to do so.
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I’m excited to share with my readers and listeners my adventures in Santa Fe—because unlike Las Vegas, what happens in Santa Fe should never stay there but should be shared EVERYWHERE!
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“My body is like a book that people pass around to make their research,” Silvia wrote one day.
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We are slaves to the pharmaceutical companies and they like it that way. Billions of dollars are at stake. This pandemic has given mega companies, in collusion with government, a pathway to increased control over every aspect of our lives. We know that drugs are a plague. Yet, just like tobacco use, just like drinking that poison called Coca Cola, we keep on “chasing the dragon.”
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Appreciate and respect what others say, but stay true to the love and inspiration you find within yourself. Each one of us is unique and has something to offer to all. God bless.
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A Visit to the Tailor When I was in Egypt at age ten, that would be in 1967, my siblings and I found the clothes men wore to be very funny. They looked like pajamas to us, long striped cotton garments,. Women were covered from head to toe, all in black. In the villages of […]
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The sights, sounds and colors of Luxor, east and west.
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Check out the link to my essay on how I freed myself of extra baggage and took off traveling two years ago to find inspiration for my writing. Thank you Amy Oestreicher! “It doesn’t matter if I am in a café in Phoenix, wrapped in blankets on a freezing night in the Sahara Desert, or […]
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My World Project New Millennium Writings When I was awarded the New Millennium Writings Nonfiction Award for Reflections from Istanbul, an excerpt from my childhood memoir INTO THE WORLD, I was asked to write an introduction, something about my motivation and approach to writing. I recently received the print edition of the anthology and I re-read […]
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I have never, quite honestly, cared much about money or possessions or having a permanent home. My books, however, have been with me for over thirty years, a few more than fifty. These Eskrima sticks have been with me close to twenty years. Other sticks have come and gone. But these I have wrapped and […]
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