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    I have read a lot about Eleanor, but somehow I never realized she was so tall.

    I did get to travel in Europe for eight weeks in 1972 when I was younger and I loved the Renaissance paintings of Madonna and child...they were more real to me because they were warmer.

    "Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you. They are unique manifestations of the human spirit." Wade Davis

    by cfk on Tue Nov 14, 2006 at 10:03:59 PM PST

    •  Warmer Madonnas (0+ / 0-)

      Emmmm....yes.  And perhaps because so many are in circular frames that seem to enfold mother and child?

      They burn our children in their wars and grow rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

      by Limelite on Wed Nov 15, 2006 at 09:10:25 AM PST

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