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il ghepardo : proud, fearless, swift …

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I chose the cheetah for this blog as a symbol of chasing and living life to the fullest

Cheetah at Sabi Sands, 2006


Wikipedia image under the CCA 2.0 Generic license
photo: james temple/312325101/

( so sorry ! there is a loop that comes back here if you click the topmost post on the right )

instead go here : What is il Ghepardo


a little about me: see my gravatar

August 2013

I am finding that  “living life to the fullest” becomes difficult if not impossible as the years advance. Fortunately I have a treasure-trove of memories to remind me of when life was faster… 

updated February 4, 2015

My latest move to Colorado, prompted by family relocation, has proved very tough on me. I have problems related to the altitude, 5674 ft here at Lakewood in the Denver area ( about 1700 m ). I am now on oxygen 24 / 7 and much diminished in energy and mood. As a result this blog is going to slow down considerably. When and if my current practical problems can be at least partially solved, I will probably resume regular blogging. In the meantime there are over 400 posts to visit … ( click on the categories or on the tags to open other posts ).


Now go to see what valiant people are doing to give the cheetahs a future:

savethecheetahsalviamoighepardi.wordpress.com/   in Italian

http://www.cheetah.org/  in English

Credit: the  Ceetahs Conservation Fund

Credits: the Cheetah Conservation Fund 

“everybody needs someone to love”



welcome to my world-1

Welcome to my world
© vm 2012

Comments on: "il ghepardo : proud, fearless, swift …" (75)

  1. Vera, here’s wishing you a speedy acclimation – with pleasant thoughts of your beautiful Piedmont. :)


  2. Sending you well wishes Vera.


  3. beautiful animal.


  4. something great


  5. Je suis passé aussi Véra comme souvent lol


  6. Ti abbraccio.B.


  7. Hopefully your body will adapt and catch up to your brave spirit!

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