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la vie en rose la vie en bleu

sometimes you are on top of the world. sometimes ten feet under buried in …blues.  when you are blue. pick up your banjo and sing a tune , better create one. ” O susanna, dont you cry for me, am just from … Continue reading

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yin-yang symbol: topdog-underdog.

Zen Circle:  always drawn free-hand , never a perfect circle.  symbol of the Universe, symbol of Life, in its glorious imperfect state. There is no such thing as perfection.  Look for and enjoy the beauty and harmony of the imperfect.Yin-Yang symbol:  symbol … Continue reading

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life and times of an underdog: big head

long forgotten chinese nursery rhyme:  ” big head, big head,  i have big head.  when it rains, people  needs  a cover,  i have my big head”.    chinese nursery rhymes, orally transmitted and compiled in 1900, by a missionary.  i had a … Continue reading

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life and times of an underdog: reach high

” Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for”                     ( Robert Browning. 19th cent. English poet).

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life and times of an underdog: my ancestors the Gauls

French Lyceum. third grade. learning by rot the history of France and the French people.   called to the blackboard , i began ” our ancestors the Gauls…..”  i stopped:”  teacher, i don’t think my ancestors were the Gauls!!!”  teacher looked up from her rimmed … Continue reading

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Little People Big Friendship

Fear and hate entering children’s life.  the adorable little angels turning into pint size monsters . One of our neighbours : a special young man, in his twenties, super strong  extremely short for his age and stature. Relentlessly,  we children ganged together to harass him : ” dwarf dwarf!”     … Continue reading

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life and times of an underdog: Tarzan to-be.

i grew up in the household of my aunt.  the youngest child and a girl . my cousins  all boys,  barely tolerated my tagging along. Little me ,the underdog tagged along and played boys’ games, trained in kung fu, and watched action … Continue reading

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