Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue(with books)

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a conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.

A reader lives a thousand lives before s/he dies…The wo/man who never reads-lives only once




Travel Theme: Edge(s)


Some folks spend their whole lives trying to keep it,
They carry it with them every step that they take.
Till some day they just cut it loose
Cut it loose or let it drag ’em down,
Where no one asks any questions,
or looks too long in your face,
In the darkness on the edge of town.


Bruce Springsteen, Darkness at the edge of town, 1978

Throwback Thursday



Dizin, Elbrus Mountains, Iran 1977

When we talk of going skiing, we think of charming little villages in the Alps or perhaps the Rockies.I learned how to ski in Iran when I was 15. Dizin was itttle village in the Elbrus Mountains with quaint little chalets. It could have been anyplace in the European Alps. I spent about 2 1/2 years there (not in the mountains skiing, but in Tehran) with my parents at a time when Iran was a fascinating country with amazing nature and  open to the western world.