Monthly Archives: February 2006

Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras

See what’s happening in New Orleans: Mardi Gras DetailsMardi Gras Blog   One of the greatest vacations I ever had was attending Mardi Gras in Germany… Frechen to be exact.  What a great time we had!!   Although it is … Continue reading

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Wow… Could I Be Any Happier With the Outcome of the Olymic Games?

Being an Austrian American with a parent from and family in Germany, I could not have been happier with the outcome of the Olympic Games. The 3 countries I route for all did amazingly well.  How fun!!   2006 MEDAL COUNT GOLD SILVER … Continue reading

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Maybe Being An Only Child Isn’t So Bad!!

Famous Dueling Siblings Who could Ann Landers write to if, say, her sister was acting like a total jerk? Apparently no one–because the sister in question was none other than Dear Abby*, the other world-famous newspaper advice columnist. After Abby … Continue reading

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Just Walked Through the Doors of Memory Lane

My husband Tim and I just came in from a late night out at a local club, the Galaxy Theatre.  We really had a great time!  It was a double billing tonight plus an opening act.  We saw Cashed Out … Continue reading

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Freedomland

My husband and I just got home from an evening out to dinner and the movies.  We went to see the new film… Freedomland.  I had a hard time concentrating because Julianna Moore’s character reminded me so much of a person I … Continue reading

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Orange County High School of the Arts

Posted date: 2/13/2006 Arts School Draws Creative Types, Business Backers CANVAS CAMPUS By Sherri Cruz Orange County Business Journal Staff Teen symphony: school’s orchestra, conducted by Instrumental Music Conservatory Director Christopher Russell It’s not pretty. The carpeting is worn and … Continue reading

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My Dad … And the Olympics

As I have been watching the Olympics the past few days I have been thinking a lot about my dad… as I do daily but even more during every Winter Olympics and other special times. There are so many special stories and … Continue reading

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Thank You Carol Channing!

Thank you Carol Channing for your help to Chapman College’s School of Arts and Communication!!   The Broadway icon performed selections from her one-woman show with Chapman students to promote scholarships in the arts.   Coming up inTheatre and Dance… … Continue reading

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Sometimes There is No Place Like Home

Sometimes we think we need to travel to distant corners of the world… wherever we live to vacation, yet in reality, we all have beauty right around the corner.   For us here in the U.S. here are some of … Continue reading

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What Is It Going To Take ???

I work at one of the model Children’s Homes in the Country… probably the World.  Yet everytime we turn around, we are faced by another lawsuit from liberal groups, do-gooders without enough knowledge and even the very parents whose children … Continue reading

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