Charlotte’s mother and her grandmother treated me just as one of the kids, right off when I first started dating her. I was a young 17 year old working in a downtown parking lot when I met Charlotte’s grandparents. They had come in town from the little town of Miami Texas to do some shopping and they parked in the lot I was working at. I did not find out till later who they were. Any way Charlotte’s family had planed a trip to Miami so I could meet them. When we had arrived it was time for dinner which was what it was called back then, (now days it is called lunch.) Any way her grandma had set out her best china to eat off of.
For some reason Charlotte’s mom who we called Vi which is short for Violet, thought I could do no wrong. She called me Jim…
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A lovely image. Hugs, Barbara
very amazing dear friend.
Dedicated to the people of Baro. Please share.
Life has a rhythm, it’s constantly moving.
The word for rhythm ( used by the Malinke tribes ) is FOLI.
It is a word that encompasses so much more than drumming, dancing or sound.
It’s found in every part of daily life.
In this film you not only hear and feel rhythm but you see it.
It’s an extraordinary blend of image and sound that
feeds the senses and reminds us all
how essential it is.
. La vida tiene un ritmo, está en constante movimiento. La palabra para el ritmo (de las tribus Malinké) es Foli. Es una palabra que abarca mucho más que tocar el tambor, el baile o el sonido. Se encuentra en cada parte de la vida cotidiana. En esta película no sólo escucha y siente el ritmo, también lo vé. Es una extraordinaria mezcla de imagen y sonido…
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Authorities coy on ‘solid evidence’ behind charges faced by activist’s mother
May 8, 2016
Behind bars: Resistance Citizen group co-leader Sirawith ‘Ja New’ Seritiwat, left, talks with his mother, Patnaree Charnkij, who is facing lese majeste and computer crime charges.
Authorities insist there is solid evidence behind the arrest of an anti-coup activist’s mother, despite information circulating online suggesting there is little to support a lese majeste charge.
Col Burin Thongprapail, a legal officer attached to the National Council for Peace and Order, said yesterday the lese majeste charge filed against Patnaree Charnkij was based on evidence which investigators were not willing to divulge to the media.
His comments came in response to unverified screen grabs circulating online of a Facebook conversation purportedly between Ms Patnaree and fellow lese majeste suspect Burin Intin, which show the only words written by Mr Patnaree were “ja” and “hur”, Thai expressions of plain acknowledgment and…
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This is the smallest of baby steps. But it is slight forward movement. Hugs, Barbara
Saudi brides will be given a copy of their marriage contracts in the latest breakthrough for women’s rights in the kingdom.
Justice Minister Waleed Al Samaani said that the decision allows women to be fully aware of their rights and of the marriage contract conditions.
Under the minister’s decision, two copies of the contracts are given to the groom and the bride and each must sign to acknowledge they received it.
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AFP and The Associated Press
Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan, led London’s mayoral race Friday, opening a lead over Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith that left him poised to be the city’s first Muslim mayor.
Khan won 44 percent of first-preference votes, compared to 35 percent for Goldsmith. Voters’ second preferences were being factored in to take one candidate over the 50 percent mark, and Khan’s victory was a strong statistical probability.
Even before the result was declared, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted congratulations to Khan on his apparent victory.
The race to replace Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson…
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