father

A powerful forgiveness

My father, Luka Brajnovic,  had to endure very difficult situations in his life. In 1943, when he was just 24, a young journalist , a civilian, a pacifist, trying to…

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Grandma for 15 days

Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood? If you have kids, is there anything you wish were different for…

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My father

Have you ever had a mentor? What was the greatest lesson you learned from him or her? When I was looking for my first job as a journalist I avoided…

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Rainy mood

Remember this prompt, when your home was on fire and you got to save five items? That means you left a lot of stuff behind. What are the things you wish…

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

This week, the challenge’s theme is “gone but not forgotten”. I immediately thought about my father, gone so long ago, but never forgotten. This is why I took this picture….

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A painting

What’s the best present you’ve ever received that was handmade by the giver, not store-bought? Tell us what made it so special. Christmas 2007. I had just moved to my new…

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Immortal soul and early terrors

At what age did you realize you were not immortal? How did you react to that discovery? I really don’t remember, but it must be at a very early age…

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A habit

What’s the longest you’ve ever gone without reading a book (since learning how to read, of course)? Which book was it that helped break the dry spell? My father gave me…

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Voices

A lively group discussion, an intimate tête-à-tête, an inner monologue — in your view, when it comes to a good conversation, what’s the ideal number of people? I live in a…

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