Category Archives: People and their characteristics

Legacies

I wonder if many people think about their legacies as they approach the final years of their lives. I think that more often than not, they do not. I think of my mom who was on our daughter-in-law’s mind, the … Continue reading

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UnFlag Day

I forgot. I neglected to put out the American flag on Flag Day. It is not that I don’t love my country, I just find that the current state of affairs in our government, where apparently foreign powers have had … Continue reading

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On community colleges…

In late May of last year, I applied for a position as a French Adjunct Instructor at the Community College of my county. It is not that I wanted to leave my current situation, although of late I have had … Continue reading

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Paris Can Wait

Mary Kay came across this movie,Paris Can Wait, which somehow had not found itself in my range of radar. I am always game for something like this. Little did I know that this would totally capture so much of what … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2017!

I am doing something different today, blogging on the day of the post. It seems to me that I wouldn’t be here without my mom, already gone for a few years now. She was a very special person to me … Continue reading

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