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Pam Durant
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The Other N Word
A few months ago, my son and his friends took his nerf guns to the playground. A bullish group of kids rounded them up, took the nerf guns and started calling them Nazis. My son came upstairs quite bothered about the incident - and rightfully so. But he als...

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The Terrace Dubai
Beyond the grass, across the creek lies a city that was once a desert... A few weeks ago images for a place called The Terrace started showing up in my Instagram feed. Last weekend I went to check it out and it did not disappoint.  Equipped with tables, com...

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Happy 2016
2015 closed in a very unexpected way... We were at home as usual to enjoy the Burj Khalifa fireworks with neighbors. As the world knows, before midnight a fire broke out at one of the landmark hotels near the Burj Khalifa. While we could not see the buildin...

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Chamonix & Mont Blanc
If you haven't seen them yet, some images from my August trip to Chamonix are up. I didn't think I was a mountain person, but I might be now. Beautiful weather, everything outdoors - what a great place to spend the summer! http://pameladurantphotography.com...

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The Realities of Life
It was the second week of second grade. Things were going well, but it was a sad weekend for the UAE.  As if there was not enough happening on this side of the world, the UAE and some other countries have been clashing with rebels in Yemen. The UAE lost 45 ...

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Syrian Refugees - How are you helping?
I did not have the "typical" US university experience. I lived at home, worked and took classes at an inner city community college for a while until I moved on to a full university to complete my degree. One of the best lessons I had there was in a three mi...

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Croatia
The water near Croatia's Hvar island - it really is that amazing! A few weeks ago we returned from a dream. One week in Croatia with six close friends and all seven of our children. I took over 1,100 pictures. There were many laughs shared and many memories...

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A visit from Gurkan Genc
Eat your heart out Ellen Degeneres - This selfie is way better than your "biggest" one! The school year is almost finished in Dubai - two days to go and I will have a 2nd grader!!! Wow. Having lived in Turkey, and with a husband from Istanbul, I have had th...

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You Could Do More?
"You Can Do So Much More".... my new boss said to me yesterday. We were talking about work and she asked me what I wanted to do. She is aware of my ability - I used to be a consultant and all that good stuff. She asked me what I would like to do because I c...
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