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Namaste Anita

Namaste Anita

In loving memory of my mother Anita Lundegaard BlichfeldtAugust 8, 1925 – August 8, 2016 I grew up in the heart of Hollywood, just 150 feet north of Sunset Boulevard, across the street from the Chateau Marmont Hotel, in what was originally…
When Visited by Self-Doubt

When Visited by Self-Doubt

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Shabbat Shalom, Shelter at Home

Shabbat Shalom, Shelter at Home

One shiksa’s take on the possibilities of a moment in time when everything that is non-essential is set aside… Zwei Kerzen – Two Candlesby Gerhard Richter .wp-block-kadence-advancedheading.kt-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d, .wp-block-kadence-advancedheading.kt-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d[data-kb-block="kb-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d"]{font-size:20px;font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-family:'Noto Serif';}.wp-block-kadence-advancedheading.kt-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d mark, .wp-block-kadence-advancedheading.kt-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d[data-kb-block="kb-adv-heading_19cdf9-9d"] mark{font-style:normal;color:#f76a0c;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;} As these Shabbat candles give light to all who…
White Fang Rising

White Fang Rising

So, they got rid of the wolves in Yellowstone National Park in the United States and imbalanced the eco-system. Tonight I spoke with a friend who is “fighting” for the rights of the disabled. I spoke with another who went…
I Will Miss Your Company!

I Will Miss Your Company!

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Fallen?

Fallen?

I heard it again the other day. Over the years, I have taken this sentiment for granted, never examining it too closely, assuming that it was extant somewhere in sacred quotedom. But, now I was curious, and try as I…
Sacrifice

Sacrifice

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.George Bernard Shaw I am perplexed by the word sacrifice.  Not in terms of linguistics, but what it has come to mean to us.  It is all tangled up with nobility, martyrdom…

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