30 Day Book Challenge: 16, 17, 18

Here’s my latest installment in Sandman Jazz’s June 30-Day Book Challenge. Day 16: A book you’ve read more than once: I don’t often do this, much as I’m tempted, because there are too many other books to read! However, every few years, I need an injection of Jane Austen, so I reread Pride and Prejudice. […]

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Music All Over the World

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge this week is to show “live music.” Music is a very important part of my life. I love all types of music and am especially fascinated by “world” music – music from different countries and cultures. Our favorite orchestra in the Chicago area is Chicago Sinfonietta. Every concert […]

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Tanzania: Twiga* Time!

Feb. 8, 2018 We left Ngorongoro Crater, driving around the south and west of its rim, on our way to Ndutu Lake and the southern Serengeti, passing several Maasai villages along the way. On our way to Olduvai Gorge (see my post dated April 3), we came across some giraffes and zebras on an embankment. […]

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CFFC: Because I’m Happy…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge theme this week is happy. This Maasai man is happy he got the fire started. My grand-niece Sylvia is happy eating ice cream! The baby elephant is happy nursing. My friend Marcia is happy playing her viola at Christmas. This mother cheetah and her cub are happy playing. My grand-nephew Joshua […]

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CFFC: Turtle Time

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week continues with the alphabet: T – Needs to have two T’s anywhere in the word. Last year, a long-time elderly member of my church passed away.  A memorial service was held at the retirement home where she had been living for several years.  On the back table was her […]

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