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2020 — A year when only a few good things happened

What we wouldn't give to be hugging you right now.     Instead we are pretty much confined to our house since our county just went on a second lock down that extends until mid-January 2021.  When it gets lifted will depend on medical statistics over which

I Don’t Like Living in Limbo (redux)

Dear Friends, Thank you for your patience with me.   One problem with not publishing frequently is that I can  screw up.  Hopefully my story, which I published initially on Medium,  will come through on my second attempt. For some of you, there will be some

The Corrective Lens

I am honored that two of my images from Iran, including "The Lady in Pink" (seen below on the invitation) were selected by Jurors Ron Herman and Mamen Saura to be in the exhibit The Corrective Lens at Foothill College in Los Altos, California from

How a Whale Shark Eased the Pain of Watching a Friend Die

Dear Friends,  This is a story I've been wanting to write for several years as I will never forget this experience, and I pray I never go through something like this again.  I hope you enjoy the story.  Please click on the link below.  Pam       https://medium.com/p/how-a-whale-shark-eased-the-pain-of-watching-a-friend-die-e1150a838031?source=email-212ae54da38d--writer.postDistributed&sk=33918685c338b0de3f3bcb7e231612c4

Confronting Fear Outside Your Comfort Zone

Dear Friends,  I have just published a new piece on Medium which I hope you will read here on my website.   I'm always willing to share a little something personal in order to inspire others, so I hope you find my story of interest. Medium

The Cats made me do it!

I did it again in Colombia.  I wormed my way into someone's home, but the cats made me do it.   They were in a doorway staking their ground.     After they scurried off,  curiosity led me through the doorway as I followed two more cats into a