It’s All Maya!

If Life is an illusion, then why do I keep banging my head against the wall?

Si la Vie est une illusion, pourquoi je n'arrête pas de me taper la tête sur les murs?

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Entries from August 2008

The Escargot Caper!

August 11th, 2008 · By Lynn

The first time Katia ate snails was on her 3rd birthday when Patrick and I took her to a French restaurant.  She looked at the plate and asked us, “What are they?” I made a fist and stuck up my first two fingers bent like the tentacles of a snail and slowly moved my hand.  […]

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Tags: Food and Wine · HaHaHa! · Katawoo · Paris - Paname · Travel

Happy 86th Birthday Mom!

August 10th, 2008 · By Lynn

(Mom celebrating her birthday in style at the 5 star restaurant LeMont.)  Maya Muses:  My Mom is 86 years young; still full of life and laughter!  Last year she traveled halfway around the world, from Paris to Hawaii to Mexico and everywhere in between.  This year she hasn’t gone so far, but she’s still traveling!  […]

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Tags: Food and Wine · Miscellaneous · Special Moments

08-08-08 Wedding Date Bliss Or Miss?

August 9th, 2008 · By Lynn

Not as many people got married yesterday as they did a year ago on 07-07-07!  Yet, those who did, will be happy to know that according to Chinese numerologists 8-8-8 is a very lucky combination.  The number 8 means wealth and prosperity and apparently the word “eight” sounds like “to get rich” in Mandarin. The […]

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Tags: Entertainment · Miscellaneous · New Age

One World One Dream – Free Tibet!

August 8th, 2008 · By Lynn

In less than 24 hours, over a billion people will watch the opening ceremonies in Beijing of the Olympic Games.  How many will be thinking of China’s forceful occupation of the Tibetan people for almost fifty years?  Maya Muses:  FREE TIBET!!! Photo Credits:  Flickr

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Tags: In The News · Is Anyone Listening? · Political Parlance

Matt Is Back!

August 7th, 2008 · By Lynn

No, I’m not talking about Matt Lauer in “Where in the World is Matt Lauer“, I’m talking about Matt Harding! Talk about destiny!  Matt is back from another worldwide trip dancing his way through seven continents in his famous “Where the Hell is Matt” series!  Who would have thought when he first videotaped himself dancing, that […]

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Tags: Entertainment · HaHaHa! · In The News · Miscellaneous · Music Muses

A Slight Generation Gap!

August 6th, 2008 · By Lynn

Things change yet remain the same.  When I first arrived in Paris in 1971, I was amazed by the way the French would speak about the war (WWII) as though it had happened yesterday!  It would come up in daily conversations over and over; a remark here, or a reminder there, but for me it […]

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Tags: Baby Boomer Babbles · HaHaHa! · Katawoo · Paris - Paname

Bush to Beijing – But No Dalai Lama to Lhasa

August 5th, 2008 · By Lynn

President Bush is on his way to the opening ceremonies of this year’s Olympics, why am I not surprised!?  Afterall, George W. sure likes a hoedown, and what bigger hoedown than the opening of the Olympic Games!?  But!  What about the Dalai Lama?  When will he be able to end his nearly half a century […]

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Tags: In The News · Is Anyone Listening? · Political Parlance

Is The Party Over?

August 5th, 2008 · By Lynn

With both McCain and Obama talking about the price of gas, oil, off shore drilling, energy conservation, etc., Americans realize that the party may soon be over and life as we once knew it can no longer be maintained! If you’re like me, however, and have spent half your life living in Europe, you get use […]

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Tags: In The News · Is Anyone Listening? · Paris - Paname · Political Parlance

This Is No Game – Free Tibet!

August 3rd, 2008 · By Lynn

With the Olympic Games starting in less than a week, the eyes of the world will be on China, but what about Tibet?!  No one has stopped the Chinese government from giving its financial support to the Sudanese government in their ethnic cleansing  and the genocide taking place in Darfur.  Will no country stand up to […]

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Tags: In The News · Is Anyone Listening? · Political Parlance

One Lucky Dog!

August 2nd, 2008 · By Lynn

Maya Muses:  This is one lucky dog who might want to stay lost! Photo Credit:  Personal Photo

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Tags: HaHaHa!




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