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I look at pictures of Las Vegas on line and I want to measure up to the festive experience I sense in the spectacular lights and colors but I simply can’t anymore. My recent trip to Las Vegas, to attend the BlogWorld Conference, has changed my perception of this place irreversibly.  And I am almost […]

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Inspired by a conversation I had with a friend, I am reading a poem by Elizabeth Bishop, The Fish, and I am thinking about the appealing and yet strange concept of freedom. The question I see being asked and answered in the poem constitutes not what defines freedom but how it is achieved. The speaker […]

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Beyond simple time

Time is a strange concept.  It doesn’t really mean anything but it defines everything. When I was a child, Easter was about white table-cloth, coloring eggs, making wydmuszki, baking babka wielkanocna, finding the first przebisniegi (galanthus nivalis) along the river. It was about going to church, about family gatherings and conversations about a better, one-day-post-communist tomorrow.  This is what […]

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