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COLONIA GÜELL – A visit into an ideal world

On Monday a short train ride out of Barcelona, in a north westerly direction, took me to another world:  Colonia Güell. As the western world evolved into the second phase of the Industrial Revolution the masses were making legitimate demands on … Continue reading

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A Gift …

Yesterday I had the most amazing day in the company of an acquaintance, a friend to my dear friend, Susan Cloyd, who is sequestered in her Morristown cottage while recovering from hip surgery.  Susan had written to her friend Xavier … Continue reading

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Palau de la Musica

Last evening, Tuesday the first of December, I attended the most beautiful concert at the Palacio de Musica in Barcelona.  It was Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle  performed by the Orfeó Català, a choral ensemble that was established in 1801 and … Continue reading

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FINALLY …

Hard to believe that I have been living in such bliss, just enjoying the many amazing delights of my surroundings that I have not found the time or inclination to sit at the computer.  Sunday the 8th of November my … Continue reading

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Back 2 Bratislava

Yesterday, Monday the 9th of February, it started to snow at eight in the morning and was still snowing at eight at night. The day was spent catching up on reading, writing, posting here and generally relaxing and relishing in … Continue reading

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Happy Thought #70 – Joy

I am always free to choose how I feel so I choose to be in joy. Continue reading

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Happy Thought #51 – Show up!

No matter how you feel, get up dress up and show up!!  This has been such an important message for me these past few weeks. Or put another way by a most wise and gentle Buddhist monk, Thick Nhat Hanh: … Continue reading

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Happy Thought #19 – Hot Water Bottle

Where are you? in England? Or perhaps a mucuposada high in the Venezuelan Andes? It is cold and clammy. The thought of the damp sheets is most unwelcoming.  It sends a wave of shivers down your spine.  And then you … Continue reading

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