Monthly Archives: July 2022

Our Musical Adventure in Prague!

Originally posted on Dr. Mary Ann Niemczura:
One year ago my husband and I embarked on a trip of a lifetime. The trip took us to an unexpected layover in Frankfurt, then on to Prague, Helsinki and Vienna. Singing with…

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A Startling Sight!

Lush greens, full leaves, taller now. At times, the garden seems to grow as if by magic overnight.  Good things come to those who wait patiently.  By habit I check our gardens and herbs.  A new visitor, unwelcome by reputation, … Continue reading

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My Advice to Younger Generations

Parental example is a powerful teaching tool.  Passing down our wisdom to future generations is a time-honored tradition.  My Dad asked us questions and taught us how to think ahead, to problem solve, and to work hard.  Our mother taught … Continue reading

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Quite the Assemblage

Mr. Chipmunk bounced ahead of me down the walkway. I found his hideout under the raised bed of herbs. Hiding in the shadows.  Discovered and photographed. Quite the assemblage of activity in our birdhouses. Well hidden in the hibiscus bush, … Continue reading

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What Are Your Plans?

Grill a hamburger or two? Fly the red, white, and blue? Friends galore.  What’s in store? Perhaps you prefer a hot dog after a morning jog?  Your plans? Chips, potato salad; what’s in the pan? No matter.  With two or … Continue reading

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