Do you know what a penpal is? Remember the term 'penpal'? Years ago in a New York City public school, my 4th grade teacher had our class exchange panpal letters with another local school. In high school my French teacher had our class write to French students in France. We even had to write in French and our penal had to answer in English.
In a nondescript house lies a preservation of hundreds of dolls from the seven continents accumulated over a period of forty years. This place is the Maria Rose International Doll House named after Saint Maria. The dolls are beautiful and only an avid collector would have such a variety of dolls, each representative of a particular culture.
Observing the ‘desnudas’ (naked women) one Saturday in Times Square, I couldn’t find anything vulgar or sluttish about them while they walked up and down the pedestrian plaza hoping someone will take a photo with them for a tip.
Last Saturday passersby would have noticed a flurry of activities along the sidewalk and the sound of music dedicated to brothers in front of Skakti Saree and Spiritual store at 124-15 Liberty Avenue as women shopped for the right design of ‘Rakhi’ at Shakti’s store which carries the largest selection of the ‘sacred threads.’
A week of festivities by the Sri Chinmoy followers for their Guru and spiritual master’s birthday ended on a grand note at the Baruch Performing Arts Center with a free performance of ‘Songs of the Soul’ as a tribute.
Three friends met for lunch. One observes another drinking water between bites of her sandwich. This person got full at once. One friend remarked about the one who got full first, "She eats to live we live to eat." Does a person eat by the time clock?