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Last Glimpses…

The wind blows the last remnants of summer away. Most of the leaves have blown off the trees. They swirl about in doorways and in every nook and cranny. As I stepped outside this morning into the crisp air and … Continue reading

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Grateful to my parents

  Fall is a time for reflection as I gaze on the warm colors nature has provided me, the family and friends I have, and for the education I received. There are no half measures when it comes to education. … Continue reading

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Things to do

As late summer is upon us, I feel the rush to do everything including all the things I have put off for so long: Clean out the closet – best done on a rainy day Donate items to charity Set … Continue reading

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A Different Pace of Life

During the two weeks I spent in Germany visiting friends, colleagues and our “second” family, I taught classes in three different schools:  a German Gymnasium, a German Realschule,  and a German elementary school. Children in small towns and villages in Germany enjoy the … Continue reading

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Becoming more tolerant individuals…

My journey and gathering memories continues now in Germany where I am until the end of July 2014. I will return to our little village of Schweindorf and visit with family and friends you may read about in my book A … Continue reading

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Appreciating quieter and simpler times…

The inspiration for writing A Past Worth Telling was  to tell my story for posterity, for family, for friends, for those interested in cultural capsules of history;  I had a lifetime of experiences and wanted to leave a legacy for … Continue reading

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