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30 Days of Light – Reflecting Love

30 Days of Light – Reflecting Love
Babies and parents mirror love. Mommy makes a silly smiley face and says “Ahhh..boo!” and baby answers, “Ahhh…boo!”  and smiles back.     Daddy moves his head from side to side and grins, baby does too.                 As adults we still do this. My husband will go out on an overcast day of misty rain, when LIGHT is beginning to break through the clouds, and he says what I usually say, he is mirroring. It’s my version of “Ahhhhh…boo!” What he says is, “Ah, this weather reminds me of when I...
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Sweetness after Trauma 4, Coveralls

Sweetness after Trauma 4, Coveralls
Changes – Abadan Iran, preschool. Garden and play with Mammie. Sister Anna Mechtelina Jobsis born. Pappie makes us pancakes. Drawing with Pappie.  Abadan, Iran first grade, sing Christmas carols in Dutch and English with Dutch, British, American kids. Travels in the desert to Kuwait, jeeps stuck in sand. Sinterklaas Santa Claus, comes from Holland to Iran. Live in small Abadan neighborhood, walk to the neighbor’s houses, play with the kids. We have servants, all the families do. Wish I could pull out a set of my front teeth the way Abdul does. Make mud animals with Abdul, Mammie lets us...
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