Monthly Archives: November 2010

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A WHITE DEER

According to the Small Larousse Illustrated Dictionary: A a deer is a ruminant mammal of the cervidae family equipped with shovel-shaped horns. In the Pocket Guide for Nature Lovers Jeanette Harris says: Deer 86-110 cm. height at the withers. Tail … Continue reading

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A Path

In a society where people are cataloged, principally by the political and ideological profile, grouping an entire population into two groups — the good and the bad — it is very difficult to talk. From this primary classification, everyone who … Continue reading

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Bonsai

Bonzai was the last and smallest cat in a litter of three born in the garage of the building. From his early days was surly, hiding from people, to the extreme of only eating his meals after you moved away. … Continue reading

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An Odd Kind of Tribute to the Flag

A few months ago, amid a great fanfare of propaganda, the ashes of Emilia Teurbe Tolón were brought back and placed in a monument, built on land to the side of the main chapel in the Colombus cemetery, in the … Continue reading

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Two Overused Words

In my country there are two words, which have been endlessly abused: Before and After. Before, is everything that happened up to January 1, 1959; After is everything that has happened since that date up to today. In Before, as … Continue reading

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A Difficult Verb to Conjugate

In some of my posts I have written about the need for tolerance in order to face each day in our difficult present, and confront whatever the future holds for us. Anchored in dogmatic positions, without the willingness to accept differences, … Continue reading

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To Be Thankful

When I read or hear the opinions of citizens who worked in radio, television or publicity before 1959, earning great salaries that allowed them to own their homes and cars, travel and live comfortably, railing against the hands that fed … Continue reading

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