Monthly Archives: June 2013

DAY 51 – How life is always perfect.

Or, the “Round The World 70th Birthday Tour” experiences another change. About two years ago I realized that I had taken on a whole new attitude about life. The new attitude: That “everything is perfect, no matter what happens.” That’s … Continue reading

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DAY 45 – Happy Birthday, Mom

June 25, 2013 My Mom would have been 101 today. There are some days that the pain of missing my parents is profound … today is such a day. What I miss most about them is having the opportunity to … Continue reading

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DAY 41 – A quiet day in Munich — and the joys of procrastination

Woke up this morning, late, lots of good sleep and even the dreams were friendlier this time. A good morning. You know, one of those mornings where you promise yourself that today is the day you will get all those … Continue reading

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DAY 40 – A day of sleep, dreams and reflection

June 20. Munich First day in weeks that I get to sleep late. So of course I slept until 1 pm. I have this great room in the home of my wonderful friends, Benedikt and Sylvia, in which you can … Continue reading

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DAY 38, Tuesday June 18 – Portraits and perception of self.

Munich, Germany.   When I was 10 years old, for some reason, my parents decided it was a good idea to have my portrait done by a professional portrait artist. I still have this portrait. Sometimes it hangs in my … Continue reading

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DAY 31 – Realities and Fantasies

We grow up knowing more about the world and its icons from photographs, written text, images, films and television than from our actual personal engagement with them. All my life I have had this image of the Eiffel Tower that … Continue reading

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DAY 30 – Chasing cats down an alley

As many of you know, and as I am learning, Paris is a city of alleys and streets cobwebbing themselves into a maze that is both hypnotic and baffling. It’s beautiful and in a few minutes I will be out … Continue reading

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