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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Art has the power to do a lot of things. The right piece whispers, or yells, a message to society, while another hangs quietly on a wall. A single piece can move different people in different ways: one person’s masterpiece … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Daily Observations, Death, Death of parent, Honest observations on many things, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Writing Tagged Art, Canada, Canadian artists, Conceptual Art, Death of parent, loss, Robert Fones, Tales from the Motherland, travel, Vancouver BC 18 Comments
<– “These colors don’t run; but we do. We are a family that got our Nexus cards a long time ago. With a son attending high school in Vancouver, at the time, there was no way we were going to … Continue reading
Posted in 9/11, Blog, Car trips, Foreign exchange students, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, road trip, Sarcasm, travel, Writing Tagged Border patrol, British Columbia, Canada, crazy travel stories, Humor, Immigration, Nexus, Tales from the Motherland, US-Canada border 10 Comments
Stink, Stank, Stunk… but Oh the Fun of It All!
<– (The gang, at the top of the Crystal Chair. Goggles in place to protect privacy. I’m far right. Good looking pants don’t really help, but they can see me coming down) I’ve come to think of myself as someone … Continue reading
The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly
For new readers: This year we took in two foreign exchange students, known here as China (16, boy) and Denmark (16, girl), making our home the U.N. for ten months. Our youngest son, Little Man (15), represents the U.S. Our … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christmas, Daily Observations, Hanukkah, High School, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N., Women's issues Tagged Canada, Chile, Christmas, Christmas/Hanukkah, college students, Denmark, Hanukkah, Holidays, Humor, Israel, Musings, parenting humor, school break, Teens, U.N., United Nations 9 Comments
Note: Ok, I know what’s coming. And perhaps I should hold off until after book group or a planned lunch date to write this, so that I don’t have to see some of you glare at me. You will. You … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, My world, The U.N., Writing Tagged Canada, Canadians, offensive, The U.N. 11 Comments