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Monthly Archive for November, 2010

Papusza

I have started a book titled Zoli which is based loosely on the true story of the Gypsy poet Papusza. Bronislawa Wajs, commonly known by her Romani name Papusza, is one of the most famous Romani poets ever known. She grew up living as a nomad with her family in Poland as part of a [...]

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My Roulotte

It doesn’t look like much, I know, but I have big plans for this trailer! I am quite fascinated by the idea of having my own ‘roulotte’. A roulotte is a Gypsy caravan — an old one, made of wood and pulled by horses. However, if you remember some of my past posts, you know [...]

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Tonight I had a phone call from my cousin Betty. Betty is actually the first cousin of my mother, so she is a second cousin to me, but we are related. We seem to have a unique connection because I had been planning to call Cousin Betty for the last two nights. She beat me [...]

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Bag It — the Movie

Got plastic? Of course you do, and you’re probably sick of it. Sick of tossing it, storing it, even sick of using it. Want to learn why you should be even more outraged by the pervasiveness of plastics in our culture, and then learn what it is you can do to live a more plastic-free [...]

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