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  • $5 Note Seal Check

    From my fridge's POV :)

    "You want a Crash Course on Fridges", Isha laughed, "Sure. As with my tips on using stoves, hot water, laptops and energy saver bulbs, watch your power bill."

    "It tells you a lot if you are listening."

  • A Cup Too Full

    KyotoHe poured in his visitor’s cup. The cup was soon full, but Nan-in kept pouring.

    The tea rose to the rim and began to spill over on the table.

    Nan-in continued pouring.

  • Advantages Of Being Short

    the boy's first camping trip"Pa, I am the shortest in my class," complained Josh, "and people tease me for that."

    "Do they?" answered Rosh, "Well, they don't know the secret advantages of being short then."

  • Aesop And Birbal

    Portrait of Aesop by Velázquez in the Prado. Public Domain. Velázquez - Esopo (Museo del Prado, 1639-41).jpg

    Aesop was born around 620 B.C., and was a slave by birth.

    In those days, you were born a slave if you were the son of a slave, just like you are born a Hindu if you are the son of a Hindu.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 01

    IMG_3047Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 01

    Will Alibaba’s fearful mind risk danger?

    Fear clouds opportunities, time & reflection reveal them.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 02

    Old Man and the Donkey...Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 02

    Alibaba stole from thieves. Is stealing from thieves wrong?

    Beliefs are dangerous, yet useful. Why?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 04

    Saleh GesemRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 04

    Qasim gets to the treasure, but can he get it out?

    Stressed minds make mistakes. Mistakes can be fatal.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 06

    Pamela MachadoRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 06

    Marjina convinces the Haqeem that Qasim is very sick & then Mustafa to go blindfolded to sew the corpse.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 07

    Funeral processionRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 07

    Alibaba observes Qasim's full mourning rituals.

    But why wash a dead body if you bury or burn it anyway?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 09

    Reflected gloryRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 09

    The blindfolded Mustafa leads the thief to Alibaba's house.

    The home is marked, but Marjina foils the ID.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 10

    A farmer's pride

    Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 10

    Another bandit marks Alibaba’s house but Marjina is vigilant.

    Rosh discusses Dozakh, Jannat, Life, death...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 11

    (animated stereo) Bedouin (?) camp, Sinai (circa 1920)Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 11

    Captain of the thieves identifies Alibaba’s house & returns to hatch a deadly plan.

    Death comes knocking...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 12

    Aqaba PalaceRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 12

    Discovering thieves hidden in oil barrels frightens Marjina to death.

    Could one literally die from fear?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 13

    BarrelRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 13

    What could Marjina do to save Alibaba's household?

    Throw boiling water on hidden bandits? Burn barrels?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 14

    Advanced third degree burnsRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 14

    Hosh explains degrees of burns to prove why pouring boiling water on all robbers together won’t kill them?

     

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 16

    Datura stramonium, early evening NNI

    Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 16

    Marjina brews a deadly cocktail for her guests using oil & weeds.

    Hosh reveals why she chose to use these...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 17

    Jolly Roger Pirate Grunge FlagRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba and 40 Thieves - 17

    Marjina executes her daring plan.

    Hosh explains how burns can kill or affect health and how to treat them.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 20

    Hate BackgroundRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 20

    The Captain's pain morphed into anger.

    Anger became blind hate. Hate gave him the purpose of his life.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 22

    AntiqueRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 22

    Impostor Khwaja Hasan comes to Alibaba's party but won't eat their salt.

    Like Marjina, Josh wonders why?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 24

    Belly Dance Swirl of VeilsRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 24

    Dance ends in murder. Murder leads to discovery. Discovery to marriage.

    But why didn’t Marjina feel scared?

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