Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

This sentiment was completely handwritten (!) inside a Christmas card I received via USPS: Every time a hand reaches out to help others … that is Christmas. Every time someone puts anger aside and strives for understanding … that is Christmas. Every time people forget their differences and realize their love for each other … …

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Tl;dr?! The Christmas story. A clean porcelain nativity. News that $1T USD would be spent on the Christmas holiday (2016). I was inspired to write a piece of Ekphrastic poetry. And I finish with a holiday photo inspired by the art of Hilma af Klint. Enjoy! Or not. Nativity The nativity tableau, the crèche so …

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Tl;dr?! Apparently it’s all the rage to run for President of the United States if you have a billion dollars (US) — and I’m looking at you, Tom Steyer and you, late-entry, Michael Bloomberg. Don’t you have better things to do with your billions? This is my take of how to spend a billion dollars …

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