Category Archives: Friends

Good friends, Paris, the Show, and Deer in the Headlights

Thursday night was an overall win. First of all, we got together with the mom of a former student of mine. She, her husband, and family represent, truthfully, one of the nicest aspects of my career as a teacher at … Continue reading

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Family Photo Shoot Day

We had set up the date a long time ago. Nico(las) Grasset, a photographer in Milwaukee that we met years ago as a photographer at a close friend’s wedding, had contacted me on Facebook marveling at That Little French Guy’s … Continue reading

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Steve – Martin – Martin – Short

Friday evening was wonderful. It had been a long day, we had gotten up very early to help out with childcare for two of our grandchildren. School bureaucracy and crazy rules not really sympathetic to working parents were at play … Continue reading

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Quiet

Everything seems to be eerily quiet. I am not sure what this means. After all of the Christmas hubbub, it is always like this on the day after Christmas. It is nice to have the quiet, but on the other … Continue reading

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An Evening at the Morton Arboretum

We have been wanting to go to the Morton Arboretum for ages. Luckily, a friend of ours is a member and she asked me if we had seen the ‘Illumination’ of the trees in the winter. We had not, so … Continue reading

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