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Crane in Flight

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Crane in Flight

The title of this photo is White Crane in Flight.   The phrase “In flight” can mean – during the time that something, like a bird, is flying.   The word “in-flight” refers to what occurs while you are flying in an airplane. in–flight /ˈɪnˈflaɪt/ adjective Learner’s definition of IN–FLIGHT always used before a noun : […]

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Artist Blindfolds Statues to Protest Corruption in Brazil

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Artist Blindfolds Statues to Protest Corruption in Brazil

Shielding the eyes of the powerless About 100 statues throughout the city were blindfolded as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in massive weekend protests across the country. Statues of former leaders, writers and even international figures have had red blindfolds placed around their faces. It is the work of a Brazilian […]

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Pope Francis in Kenya 2015

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Pope Francis went to Africa in November, 2015.  His first stop was in Kenya.  His plane landed in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. There were many people waiting to see the Pope including priests, Maasai people, and dignitaries like the President of Kenya. “Pope Francis has called for ethnic and religious reconciliation after arriving in the […]

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Cherry Blossom Festival

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I went to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco’s Japantown neighborhood yesterday. It’s held every year on two weekends in April. Of course, it’s only been 5 weeks since the disaster in Japan. Maybe the organizers were not sure about whether to have this fun event this year. However, it’s really important … Continue reading Cherry Blossom Festival