Monthly Archives: March 2014

Music Monday Eric Satie’s Three Gymnopedies

Erik Satie may be a name most of you will be unfamiliar with.  He was a  colorful French composer and pianist who lived from  1866- 1925 and was a member of the Parisian avant-garde. Satie was a sensitive, complex man … Continue reading

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“Departures”, Best Foreign Language Film 2009

This is the first in a series of foreign films shown  at the  local library. The purpose is  to learn about different cultures through the tales they show in their films. The subject  in “Departures” is the rituals of death … Continue reading

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David Defeats Goliath

I am mad about March Madness. . . . .For those of you are are not in the US, it is a tournament of college basketball teams, ranked by their wins and the difficulty of their season. Many have won … Continue reading

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In a Garden? originally posted on July 7, 2013

In a Garden? This is one of my favorite posts.  Our north trip has now moved from Jaipur to Amritsar in the Punjab.  This story will touch your heart. . . . . . A garden is a peaceful place … Continue reading

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Give Your Best Anyway by Mother Teresa

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The Shauny Award

I am very pleased that my friend Robin  at witlessdatingafterfifty.wordpress.com nominated  my blog for this award. First it is to honor my friend Shaun Gibson at prayingforoneday.wordpress.com who has an excellent blog and is an excellent human being.  This award … Continue reading

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‘Nebraska” the Movie

I had really wanted to see this film. . . . a  black and white road trip, but professor suggested that we watch it at home on Netflix.  He was thinking it was not going to be his cup of … Continue reading

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