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They Call Our Home ‘Gramland’

 To the right are our 3 Caballeros (littlest one’s wearing Grammy’s wide-brimmed hat), climbing on a rail looking into the penguin pool at Roger Williams Zoo  in Providence, Rhode Island. I thought of commissioning a sign to put out by the road, signaling one’s approach to … Continue reading

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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.

….Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” (Chinese proverb) Starting early, and learning from Grandpa, little grandson Finn employs techniques he’s been taught, pumping up bicycle tires, in maintenance mode. Grandpa merely takes kids’ natural … Continue reading

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It’s Official: I’m an Avatar

(The spectacular protagonist Neytiri, a Na’vi who falls for the human Na’vi hybrid, Jake–aka military man) In James Cameron’s “Avatar,” the Na’vis of Pandora inhabit an Earth-like moon of the Alpha Centauri star system. They are a pure and superior … Continue reading

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