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Mary L. Tabor
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I love to ballroom dance and these shoes are absolutely fabulous. I own this pair in black and dance twice a week in them! 

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On Gifting
Gratitude and the gift exchange are perhaps best expressed by Lewis Hyde in his book  The Gift: Imagination and
the Erotic Life of Property  where he wisely tells us:      “[T]he true commerce of art is a gift exchange, and where that commerce can proceed o...

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How memory holds us ... My father
In memory of my father, who died on June 6, 1999. I wrote this in 2008, to hold, to honor, to recall: Stock market crashed. No noise. Economy in dire straits. Robert Rauschenberg died on May 12, 2008 at the age of eighty-two. That day I walked over to see h...

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Found this poem by Marcus Bales, and I love it, as well as his wry bio and the drawing. And Poets.net is a find too. --Mary

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How Brassiere Straps Bind
In memory How Brassiere
Straps Bind An old family story says that my Aunt
Libby, whose birthday is today, and my mother, Freda, who died more than two
decades ago on this day, were once so drunk after a family party that they
ended up lying down in bed toge...

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See what YOU think ... Please let me know.

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On 9-11-14 9-11-2015: After the moment of silence today at at 8:46 AM (Eastern Daylight Time), the time the first plane, American Airlines Flight 11, struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, SPEAK!

Brief essay here: http://www.maryltabor.com/2015/09/on-9-11-2014-speak.html

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Walk of Ideas, Berlin-Mitte
"Modern Book Printing", fourth sculpture (from six) of the Berliner Walk of Ideas on the occasion of 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany. Unveiling: 21 April 2006 at Bebelplatz, square near the Unter den Linden in front of Humboldt University. It is to commemorate to Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of Modern Book Printing around 1450 in Mainz.
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Interview with distinguished author Lore Segal on goodness.
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