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How to navigate to "Straying Home," an on-line book about adolescent self-discovery through global travel. Just click on a Chapter tab, 1 to 5, immediately below.
- Chapter 1: "Home."
- Chapter 2: "Taking Leave of Love: 1960"
- Chapter 3: "European Paths: Fall, 1960"
- Chapter 4: "West Africa, 1960-61"
- Chapter 5: "Beeline Back to Love"
- Page 6: An engaging In-Print Gift Book Suggestion: Pacific Northwest Stories of Home, Garden, Fishing and Boating, Growing Up WW II ERA.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
SCENES OF HEALING, WHOLESOME HOLIDAYS. BREAK FROM FEAR, CONFLICT AND CHAOS.
In the midst of government chaos in the U.S. (and U.K., France, elsewhere? I suppose so)
kids, adults, neighborhoods focus on local celebrations of life.
American flag flying proudly in late fall breeze, Newberg, Oregon, U.S.A.
Kids celebrating: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Heritage Trail "fairy" creates altar (to woodland spirits?)
Newberg, Oregon, U.S.A.
Soothing scene along a heritage trail, Newberg, Oregon, U.S.A.
Phinney Neighborhood Association local community pride
Phinney Ridge, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Respect pedestrians, bicyclists, autos. North 1st Avenue and 74th Street,
Seattle, WA U.S.A.
Neighborhood Holidays Emblem.
Neon monkeys magically appear in windows of merchants, grocery store, fire department along
N. Greenwood Avenue, Seattle, WA. U.S.A.
Smart monkey hangs under the rain porch at Ken's Market, Seattle
Partisans, migrants, would-be global strongmen, stock exchanges, news media, cities, neighborhoods, singles and families: be wise, take a break from fear, fright and fight. May your holidays be fun and energizing.
Are you getting R. and R. during the holidays? If so, how? Please comment below. Imaginative ideas highly appreciated.
Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young [people] fall exhausted; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. Isaiah 40:30-31.