Renewing Friendships

June 12th, 2013
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Academy of the Holy Cross
Yearbook 1972
Making friends for the world to see
Let the people know you got what you need
           ~ Elton John

Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to catch up and renew friendships with two women who went to high school with me.

Both women are incredibly talented and very smart: one is an internationally respected sculptor and the other is a retired teacher/photographer. They both look great and we easily fell back into conversation about our lives since high school graduation which was (unbelievably!) many decades ago.

We lost … Read More

Happy Father’s Day!

June 17th, 2012
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Yesterday my Dad and I celebrated Father’s Day a little early. My gift to him:  Time I could have gone to the store and bought him another shirt or another book or another CD.  Or I could have thought ahead and tried to make a present for him which I used to do a lot when I was a child.  One year I wrote a poem to him and cut out pictures of fathers and daughters from a magazine and glued the pictures all around the poem and then bought a frame from the drugstore. But this year I decided… Read More

Paris In Pennsylvania — 2011 Philadelphia Flower Show

February 9th, 2011
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Everyone is tired of the ice, the snow, the cold and winter in general. For those who are grieving,  winter can be particularly harsh.  As an antidote to this dreary time of year, Sibley Hospital is organizing a day trip on Wednesday, March 9 to the 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show.  This year’s theme is “Springtime in Paris” and visitors can expect to enjoy spectacular flower sculptures and carousel topiaries as well as lush flowering trees, lilacs, roses and borders of lavender. Travel Itinerary — Wednesday, March 9, 2011 8:00 am        Depart Westwood Shopping Center in Bethesda, Md. 11:00 am      … Read More