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OBITUARY: Bonnie Rae Brown

OBITUARY: Bonnie Rae Brown »

25 May, 2021
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Fort Worth, Texas - Bonnie Rae Brown (née Kositzky), 78, a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother, passed away peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson's disease on Jan. 31, 2021. Bonnie and husband Harold had strong ties with Spain.

HOW THE CORONAVIRUS INUNDATED SPAIN WITH THOUSANDS OF MOROCCAN MIGRANTS IN A SINGLE DAY

HOW THE CORONAVIRUS INUNDATED SPAIN WITH THOUSANDS OF MOROCCAN MIGRANTS IN A SINGLE DAY »

25 May, 2021
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On Monday, 17 May 2021, Morocco opened the floodgates to a massive illegal migration into Ceuta, the Spanish exclave on the northern shores of Morocco’s Mediterranean coast, stunning the Spanish people. Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali is hospitalized for Covid-19 in Spain and triggers the Spanish-Moroccan migration crisis.

MUSINGS, A TRILOGY:  The Visitor

MUSINGS, A TRILOGY: The Visitor »

17 May, 2021
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This old grey-haired gentleman keeps me guessing. The nights I expect him, I worry when he will show up, and he never does. The nights I think he won’t bother to come, he surprises me. Sometimes he simply crawls into my bed and I awaken to find him there. Softly sleeping next to me.

A SCOND OPINION: Moving Out, Moving On

A SCOND OPINION: Moving Out, Moving On »

13 May, 2021
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"He says it’s going to be 'an exciting new world' for us, but I am sentimental and stuck on the familiar stairs I climb to my office and the tiny kitchen in which I cook. They say 'home is where the heart is' and my heart has been here for a long, long time"

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Sevilla: A Must in Spring,” 13 April 1984 (Part 2)

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Sevilla: A Must in Spring,” 13 April 1984 (Part 2) »

6 May, 2021
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“Quien no ha visto Sevilla, no ha visto maravilla” (He who hasn’t seen Seville, hasn’t seen a wonder), and truer words were never spoken

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SEVILLA: A MUST IN SPRING”, 13 April 1984 (Part 1)

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SEVILLA: A MUST IN SPRING”, 13 April 1984 (Part 1) »

5 May, 2021
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Seville is the most Spanish of this country’s cities: passionate gypsy ladies and their bullfighting beaus, orange blossom scented nights, the grandeur of the old Moorish buildings, blood red vino and airy patios so thick with bougainvillea and roses that they make the Garden of Eden look like a vacant lot in Houston during high summer. And the best time to witness this beauty is during the Feria de Abril or the April Fair when for a week the city becomes magic.

THE AMERICAN CLUB: NOTHING LIKE A MEMBER’S  LOVE STORY!

THE AMERICAN CLUB: NOTHING LIKE A MEMBER’S LOVE STORY! »

6 Apr, 2021
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Dr. Rame: "I moved to Madrid in 2019 to be with Mariangeles. We met in Pittsburgh in the 1990s"

A SECOND OPINION: FATHER’S DAY

A SECOND OPINION: FATHER’S DAY »

19 Mar, 2021
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Fathers have a hard time of it, expected to be all things to everyone in the family; expected to be both strong and gentle at the same time. To be a father can take a man by surprise. It can elevate his life or, in some men's opinions, ruin it. The thing to remember about fathers is that they gave you more than you can ever give back to them, especially your genes and peculiarities!

A Second Opinion: Trump Acquitted by Senate for Second Time

A Second Opinion: Trump Acquitted by Senate for Second Time »

15 Feb, 2021
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After Democrats and Republicans laid out their arguments, the Senate voted 57 guilty and 43 not guilty, not enough to convict the former president of incitement to insurrection. Donald Trump is therefore not barred from running again in 2024 if he so wishes. Trump supporters were happy at the result and the Democrats were dismayed.

A SECOND OPINION: Biden to Spend on Climate Change

A SECOND OPINION: Biden to Spend on Climate Change »

1 Feb, 2021
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The price is high but it is an opportunity for innovation and growth.