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Day Dreaming

The Importance of Day Dreaming and Purposeful Imagination Here is a little fun fact and the reason why it is so important to dream big. Our dreams show us life’s coming attractions. Daydreaming and imagining where life will take you is a good investment in your future. Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes is not…(Read More)

Dorit Brauer's Book Party Pittsburgh 2012

2012 Book Launch Party

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May 5. 2012 I had the great pleasure to host the Book Launch Party celebrating the publication of my auto-biography Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth at the Christine Frechard Gallery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Thank you for everyone who joined the celebration.      Girls Don…(Read More)

From Düsseldorf to Hod Hasharon Published in Zomet Hasharon June 16. 1995 Dorit Brauer, a German who has lived in Israel for 6 years, exhibits in Zwaim Be Kaffee. It is a bit hard to understand, but for one of her paintings she burned books. Burned books, destroyed yellow Stars of David and the…(Read More)

Dorit Brauer's Poetry Reading

The poems Allenby Street and The Burning are inspired by my years in Israel and were be published in Voices from the Attic Volume XV by Carlow University.  We held the book launch party and the reading at WYEP in Pittsburgh. You are invited to listen to the reading.&nbsp…(Read More)

Spiritual

Celebrating International Female Ride Day and World Labyrinth Day Author Dorit Brauer organizes every first Saturday in May a Spiritual Journey in celebration of International Female Ride Day and World Labyrinth Day. Join the celebration: You are invited to participate in this special event on Saturday, May 6. 2017: A Motorcycle Day Trip including three…(Read More)

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

Circling into Happiness

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I am very honored and grateful to be the 2016 recipient of the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award from Global Pittsburgh in recognition of my achievements and enriching the Pittsburgh region with my talent and tenacity since my arrival in 1998. Please enjoy this article, which I wrote for an Immigrant Entrepreneurship writing contest in 2014: Circling…(Read More)

Flexible Person

Please enjoy this book excerpt from Chapter 29, as I share my reflections following an encounter with German tourists in Sedona, Arizona. The purpose of Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth is to invite you to embark on your own spiritual adventure. Only when we shine the light into…(Read More)

First Kiss

First Kiss

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Notes from a visit to Germany in 2011: I have loved all my men, the two husbands and the boy-friends in between. This thought spun inside my head, while I strolled along the asphalted service road, surrounded by lavish, green meadows and the rolling elevation of the earth levee, behind our farm. Wind rustled…(Read More)

The Weight of History

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Notes from a visit to Germany: Friday evening, May 20, 2011, I visited my friend Toelli’s art studio, only a few kilometers from our farm. We stood outside in his sculpture garden, wine glasses in our hands, enjoying a calm evening. I admired his newest creations, lanky sculptures with cubistic abstractions, painted with gentle…(Read More)

The Lost Generation

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Notes from a 2010 visit to Germany: My mom sat on a log of driftwood, next to the River Rhine, petting our dog Max, a black and white mutt. We were only a few hundred yards away from our farm. This was the territory of my youth; the lush green landscape, a leisurely flowing Rhine…(Read More)