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I was in a pickle! (or the story of the Symphony Number 3)

Many years ago, I worked as an intern in a radio station making interviews and reporting about culture. I had to fill a space of three minutes with news about…

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Chaos

Yesterday morning, the wind opened violently a window, and the curtain swept everything  that was on the table. A vase with flowers, two photos, a bottle with soda and a…

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Saved by the Bell

Tell us about a time when you managed to extract yourself from a sticky situation at the very last minute. Last minute escapes from harm are my speciality. I already…

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Rescued

Tell us about the time you rescued someone else (person or animal) from a dangerous situation. What happened? How did you prevail? I’m not a hero. I don’t remember rescuing…

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Wet, Fresh, Alive

Textures are everywhere: The rough edges of a stone wall. The smooth innocence of a baby’s cheek. The sense of touch brings back memories for us. What texture is particularly…

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Molotov cocktail

Tell us about a bullet you’re glad you dodged — when something awful almost happened, but didn’t. The police had detained some known supporters of a terrorist group. I was…

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His fist and my nose

Tell us about a time when everything seemed to be going wrong — and then, suddenly, you knew it would be alright. The trial was routine  At least I thought so….

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A wonderful surprise

Why did you start you blog? Is that will why you blog, or has your site gone in a different direction than you’d planned? This blog has changed not only…

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An unorganized visit to Croatia

When Mom hit 87 she began to say: I don’t want to die without seeing home once more. We didn’t have the money to travel to Croatia from Spain then,…

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