..And Another Autumn in New York

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October. Central Park. New York. On the way to Belvedere Castle (© 2016. Maddy – The Gipsy Geek)

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower”–  Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Happy Birthday Hillary! #happybirthdayhillary


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Tambourine Time

I’ve decided to repost this in light of Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman) being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature today.  While in terms of pure “literature” there are many deserving writers and authors, one has to admit that this man sure is a modern day bard, and his lyrical songs are sheer poetry. Here’s why.

The Gipsy Geek

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July 2, 2011. Here I go a-wandering somewhere in Montreal or Quebec City or Toronto and the roads and towns in between southern Ontario’s wine country. Through streets and crowds, familiar smells, ancient whispers, new sounds, the beats of the Jazz Festival in Montreal, the cheers on Canada Day in Toronto, and a song that for some reason always stirs that old wanderlust inside my gipsy heart. And reignites that vagabond whimsy buried inside: subdued through months of practiced stoicism and yet, stirring once in a while amidst summer heat and long amaranthine warm night skies, forgotten lyrics and the sheer abandon of tumbling, intoxicating melodies. 

And here I go a-wandering though poignant Paris, the labyrinthine streets of Venice, the merchants’ markets in exotic, overwhelming India and through the dazzling colors of Burano, the snow-capped mountains of Salzburg, the inexhaustible energy of New York City and pensive train rides along the ocean of the…

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From Hope to Grope in 8 years

Say Nope to the Grope. 

Donald Trump Grope #pussygate

 

Countdown tickers keep announcing it’s 28 Days to the election.

28 Days later also happens to be the name of a post-apocalyptic horror film depicting the breakdown of society following the release of a highly contagious rage-inducing virus which causes humans to turn to zombies and viciously attack each other.

28 days is also a cycle all women are aware of.

Which will it be? Horror movie or Uterus? ;-)


For continued coverage of my thoughts about the abominable Trump, check out the page I’d started more than 5 years back: Donald Trump SHUT UP


 

“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
– Elie Wiesel (Holocaust survivor, author, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate)

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“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”
– Edmund Burke (statesman, author, orator, political theorist, philosopher)

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“Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. The grave will supply plenty of time for silence.”
– Christopher Hitchens (author, journalist, essayist, orator, social critic)

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#DumpTrump #LoveTrumpsHate #GetoutandVote #pussygate  #ImwithHer