Category Archives: life

Saving Our Ukrainian History

As we get older it is only natural to think about what we are leaving behind, not that I have plans to leave this world anytime soon. The reality, however, that death is inevitable enters my thoughts more often now. … Continue reading

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Longest Yard Sale

I just returned from a resale adventure. With my brother at the wheel, his wife at his side, we plunged into the self-proclaimed “World’s Longest Yard Sale” our pockets full of single bills, our heads filled with dreams of lost treasure … Continue reading

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Baking my past into my future

The older I get the harder it is to remember the facts about any given event in any sequential order or specific chronology.  However, the things I do remember become qualitatively measured and then quantitatively recollected. Remembering my mom doesn’t … Continue reading

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Memorial Day reflections on Memory and the effect over time

My father was 44 years old when I was born. He was 27 years old when my oldest sister, the eldest arrived. My childhood memories and my siblings recollections differ enormously. I have always valued the significance of each person’s … Continue reading

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Visiting Italy at Epcot

Eating on the patio of the restaurant Via Napoli gave us an authentic Italian experience. It was less crowded than the noisy indoor dining. When the Medieval Cortona Flag dance began and we couldn’t see the young male performers. Our … Continue reading

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Good Morning Old Key West resort

Great morning waking up to ibis in the pond below our balcony.

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The Crisis in Ukraine has brought three women and the Ann Arbor Arts Community Together

The Crisis in Ukraine has brought three women together with two common bonds, compassion for Ukraine and a passion for art. Irina Bondarenko, Irene Mokra and myself have been working together to organize an art sale to benefit individuals injured … Continue reading

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