Monthly Archives: August 2017

Parents as Teachers

As a German language educator of more than forty years of experience, I knew the intrinsic value of beginning language learning at an early age. Since most US schools do not begin foreign languages with children as early as two … Continue reading

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11 Things To Achieve Greatness

Learn a foreign language early in life Live abroad (we chose Germany) or travel often Attend schools abroad (we chose Germany) Start music lessons as children Be a role model as a parent Learn compassion, understanding, respect Get a good … Continue reading

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Grand Like Nowhere Else

Arizona With Heart¬† go to the Red Rocks go to Arizona Arizona is hot Arizona is dry dry heat comforts dry air means to hydrate hydrate often hydrate loads loads of cacti loads of red red sidewalks red dirt dirt … Continue reading

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The Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona

  ¬† Awe-inspiring red rocks surround us. Breathtaking scenes are everywhere. This beautiful place is heaven on earth. It is peaceful. Comfort to the soul. A paradise for artists, poets and writers. The vortex attracts us and monsoon rains come … Continue reading

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