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And have you ever felt for anything such wild love- Do you think there is anywhere, in any language, a word billowing enough for the pleasure that fills you? maryoliver Writing does not come easy to me. If I don’t … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men………and Dogs

I’m no Steinbeck as you all well know after reading my posts. I’m sure I have caused a many English teachers countless sleepless nights after reading my writings. I’m often asked ” do you dream in English or Spanish?” And … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Paradise

Oh, the horror I have seen………. There is a young dog , really a big puppy living in the dark, chained to the wall night and day, day in and day out, in solitary confinement, with no human or canine … Continue reading

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my neighbor

As an adult I always wanted to belong to a “community”. I left Cuba for the United States at 13,old enough to remember what it was like to walk everywhere, to know all your neighbors, to sit at the park … Continue reading

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Una Cajita Feliz: The Secret to happiness?

Today I invited my 21 year old neighbor to lunch, but first I had to stop by the bank. The “American” bank (never mind that it is British) is located at the only “mall” in San Ramon. Now, when we … Continue reading

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Is that a SLOTH on my clothes line!!!?????

No, no need to get that excited, I have not seen a sloth walking on my clothes line yet but someone I know, who does not live far from me sees them all the time so the word to look for … Continue reading

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