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writer, teacher, movie lover, traveler, reader

Silent Sunday

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Silent Sunday

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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

I highly recommend animator Guy Delisle’s graphic memoir Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea. Deslisle, a French Canadian, had to go to North Korea for two months to supervise the animators his French employer contracted (for their ultra-cheap rates). As … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Books on Islam

Travel and reading go hand in hand in my book. If I go to a new country I try to supplement my experiences and perceptions with good books. I trust Farah to pick some of the best. For Ramadan, Farah … Continue reading

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WPC: All-Time Favorites

So WordPress is ending this fun, community-building, delightful challenge. They haven’t given a reason why, which is disappointing. I loved getting a new theme to inspire me and to get a chance to see how others had responded. I connected … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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For International Museum Day

Some of my favorite museums The British Museum, London, England The Richard Driehaus Museum, Chicago, Illinois Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China Art Institute of Chicago Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei, Kyoto, Japan

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WPC: Liquid

1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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WPC: My Place in the World

Marketplaces, where the photography is great, are my kind of places. 1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new … Continue reading

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