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Cincinnati, May 2013


Revitalization efforts transformed Washington Park into a park much like any other city parks as found in Toronto. In 2001, Cincinnati had one of the largest urban disorders in the United States.

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A Ladybug Welcome in Haarlem


It was warm. Before we entered the door to the place where we were to stay in Haarlem, a ladybug flew by to welcome us.

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Lola Tia Maria


She came at summer’s end and needed a place to stay for a few days. She stayed  for almost  a year.  And in my heart, forever. She was quiet, mostly kept to herself, made sure to be helpful with household … Continue reading

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Pinch Pots on a Saturday afternoon at Pelham


The security guard had a lot of questions so I invited him to put on an apron and jump in the clay.  As it turned out, he is a professional potter! He was used to doing production, and has used up … Continue reading

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Peace talks should address root causes of forced migration, “bankrupt” labor export – Migrante


Migrante International, global alliance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families,  fully supports the resumption of the formal peace negotiations between the Government of the Philipp… Source: Peace talks should address root causes of forced migration, “bankrupt” labor export … Continue reading

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Signs, placards and messages


On my way to work this morning, I saw what I thought was a picket line, a demonstration  with people holding up  signs with messages on placards. I approached and asked questions.  As it turned out, it was an appropriation … Continue reading

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TIFF.net | The Pearl Button


http://tiff.net/festivals/festival15/masters/the-pearl-button Day 9 at TIFF and this is the one that brought me to tears. The most beautiful, poignant and powerful documentary.  Hope to see it again and share with others.

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