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Am I Shrinking?

by Evelyn Horan The other day my husband took off his favorite jeans and walked into the room dressed in a sports pair of Docker Pants. I complimented him on how attractive and distinguished he looked in his preparation to attend a “happy 50th over the hill” birthday dinner he was hosting for his son…

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The Story of Rudolph

by Evelyn Horan A man named Bob May, depressed and broken-hearted, stared out of his apartment window into the chilling December night. His 4-year-old daughter Barbara sat on his lap wondering why her mommy had to go away to be with God in heaven. Little Barbara couldn’t understand why her mommy could never come home. Barbara looked up into her dad’s eyes and asked, “Why…

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Upcoming Poetry and Drawing Contests Themed on ‘Peace’

The following announcement comes from Dr. Stephen Gill, a well-known poet and fiction writer. Poetry Contest Deadline: October 10, 2014. Winners will be announced at Bharat Times Banquet 2014 (to be announced later) and all participants will be recognized. Age of participants: 18 years and up. Subject: Peace Is (The poem must entail what peace is and not the lack…

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Royal Rustic Art with Anne O’Donnell

by Michell Spoden When it comes to art, we create what we think is beauty and find ways to put those expressions on to places that we love. Artists do not all see the same things; that is why they are unique. What can impact our emotions and thoughts through an artist can draw us…

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Dance like nobody’s watching

“Dance like nobody’s watching; love like you’ve never been hurt. Sing like nobody’s listening; live like it’s heaven on earth.” -Mark Twain (attributed to various authors in similar forms)

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Music Across Borders – A Chat with Sakis Gouzonis

by Michell Spoden The sounds of music are everywhere. From nation to nation they express their own unique value to the world. No matter what language we speak, all we have to do is listen; for when we listen, we hear. Are you really listening? Let us hear from Greek musician Sakis Gouzonis about his…