Category Archives: Culture

A Taste of Hungary 2017

The day was excessively hot when you consider that it is mid-September and the heat unexpected. My thoughts went completely to an outdoor pool. That wasn’t happening. The early afternoon was at a Memorial Service for a neighbor who suddenly, … Continue reading

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Pleased by ‘Preview’ – ‘Trevor the musical

It was a sad but joyous moment. Before going to see the ‘Preview’ of the play ‘Trevor the Musical,’ MK and I took a gander at the short film, a 1994 Academy Award winner: ‘Trevor, a dramedy.’ It is the … Continue reading

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An unforgettable ‘Chez Mikey’ dinner party

Although there were more actual differences between our dinner party, than similarities with ‘Babette’s Feast,’ I could not help thinking, as the party unfurled, that I was experiencing something that was extremely memorable and that would remain in my memory … Continue reading

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Is this the last day of warm weather?

I was up early and was in the car by 6:30 AM, taking care of the grandkids and cleaning them up and dressing them once they woke up. I was surprised that they were not awake when I got there … Continue reading

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Day Six at the Three Houses in Stratford

The heat has been relentless in Stratford, but the good thing is that the humidity has been low. The lawns are parched and there is little, if any, thought that the weather will change in the near future. We planned … Continue reading

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