Monthly Archives: February 2018

Next Station: Paris!

Writer Lisa St. Aubin de Teran offered this insight on travel: “Traveling is like flirting with life, it’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; This is my station.” Our son Tom and his … Continue reading

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A Long Island Doctor’s House Calls

This week’s guest post is about my father-in-law who was one of the last Doctors to make house calls on Long Island:  Dr. George Nemecek. It was written by his Ph.D. son, Dr. Russell Nemecek, my husband.  The letter was … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Green, Dr. Kemper, house calls, Medical Doctor, office hours, WSJ article | Tagged , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

How Learning German Changed My Life

What do you consider most important in your life? Looking back, was there a single turning point in your life which made you who you are today?  Probably, like most of us, life’s most eventful moments come in a series … Continue reading

Posted in Achtung Baby by Sara Zaske, education in Germany vs. education in the U.S., family, Fulbright Teacher, German language, study in Germany, teaching German, tolerant individuals, Universität Heidelberg, Germany, University of Colorado, Boulder, vocational education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Why We Ask Ourselves?

Snow blankets the earth on this February day. With a heavy heart, we drove to church to attend a funeral for a young man and to sing in the choir.   Fleeting moments of the sun attempting to warm our … Continue reading

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