Author Archives: Mimi G.

#WordlessWednesday : Songs from long ago

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Loving the ballet

Come December each year, and ballet troupes across this country stage performances of the holiday favorite, Nutcracker. For many Americans, this is their first, and possibly only, encounter with ballet. I think that is a great pity. The Nutcracker, dare I say, … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Insatiable Traveler

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#WordlessWednesday : Trust

Another amusing engineering T-shirt…

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Post-election thoughts: I stand corrected

Two weeks ago, a few days after the election, I published a post that put out a tiny tendril of unsubstantiated hope. I said that we liberals have to move on and give Trump a chance. I stand corrected. I … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday : Running free

Another post in my monthly Throwback Thursday series — the re-publication of my personal favorite posts. Happy Memories, Part 1 I like to tell people my earliest memory is from when I was three or four. It features two little … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Thanksgiving

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Your First Cruise: Do-s and Don’t-s

This is my second departure from the normal tone of my posts (the first is here). There will be nothing here of the search for happiness or the quest to understand, no descriptions of exotic places or lyrical flights of … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Pilgrim

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Hope and Pragmatism

This was the week when the United States was to have joined countries like India, Pakistan, U.K. and Germany by electing its first woman leader. Millions were heartbroken and horrified when the electorate voted otherwise. Millions more were euphoric. And … Continue reading

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