Category Archives: USA

A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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Senior Recital at Yale University/Joseph Fala

The program is 60 minutes long.   My favorite is the joyful finale of the  Dupre  Prelude in B Major.  I would love to hear all those notes played and bouncing off the marble finishes  in one of the Baroque Cathedrals … Continue reading

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A National Treasure

On Sunday, David and I drove to New Haven to see  Joey Fala’s  senior organ performance for his Master’s Degree. We had a delicious lunch at Tarry Inn on Park Street with extraordinary Italian cuisine and happy banter with  Joey, Kathy, … Continue reading

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Tragic Fact of Life Today

A heroin story, full of heartache; Jimmy Galante OD’s at 26 Paul Grondahl  Times Union Albany, New York Updated 9:35 am, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 This now familiar but still  tragic story has a face, a story, a young addict, his … Continue reading

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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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Are You a Spelling Challenged Person? Check these out!

   These Are The 10 Most Difficult City Names To Spell 06/24/2015 12:46 pm ET | Updated Jun 24, 2015 290 Carly Ledbetter Huffington Post Entertainment Writer Certain places are famous for having hard-to-spell names. Butte, Montana is the butt … Continue reading

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