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Tracings

October 31, 2018

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It’s impossible to say what remains of a life departed. To loved ones, vivid memories, for sure.  To those who came in more casual contact, moments of memories less vivid. To those who never knew the departed, perhaps an awareness of who they had been in life. What is left of those who were never […]

Running for Her Life

April 30, 2014

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We live in a world that has always contained both the best and the worst of which human beings are capable.  Across the ages, as we utilized technology for the good of mankind, we utilized that same technology for its destruction.  The Nazis will be remembered for many things, among them the industrial genocide of […]

The Day I Shook Hands With the Dalai Lama

September 29, 2011

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Monday, June 14 1999. Jerusalem.  The Dome of the Rock, sacred to three of the world’s major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. First consecrated by the Israelites, the site was where Solomon erected his temple. It was revered by Christians as both an Old Testament site and because of its place in the life and […]