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Celebration of a Hero’s Too Short Life

July 4, 2017 is an Independence Day we will never forget.  That is why I chose it.  All eleven of the the family were in Cambridge UK at the American Cemetery  to celebrate the life of my oldest brother George, … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … 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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Brian Mast Lost His Legs, But Successfully Ran for a Seat in Congress

Brian Mast is a double amputee who has successfully run for a seat for Congress from  Florida to continue his dedication and work for the United States. He ran successfully last week either on President Elect Trump’s coat tails or … Continue reading

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Diwali Celebration

A woman arranged clay lamps, or ‘diyas,’ for the upcoming Diwali festival in Mumbai, Oct. 30. These diyas traditionally filled with mustard oil are placed are lit and placed around entrances to homes during the festival. Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency Diwali in India … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Infinity. . . . . . a film

Mathematics is not the topic most people would prefer as a  film topic, right?  Well, Matthew Brown, who directed, worked for 10 years with mathematics experts to insure the proofs and theories were correct and that the audience would not … Continue reading

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In a Blink of An Eye!

Time is a very strange phenomenon. . . . minutes, hours, days, weeks,and  and even months can just drag on and on, especially when you are ill or sitting in the dentist’s chair. I remember telling my students that  the … Continue reading

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