My house-guest, Aline, was fifteen. She had turned fifteen on June 30, 2017. This was her first time away from home on her own without family. I met her at her home in Paris when Steve and I were there during Christmas 2015. We had rented a room in the Marais through Airbnb from her parents,Continue reading “THE ENGLISH TEACHER – “MOI””
Monthly Archives: July 2017
ANOTHER “IN LIEU OF ‘CUT AND PASTE'”
This week, I have a 15-year-old French student from Paris, coming to stay with me as a house guest. I will be working with her every day regarding English as a second language. She speaks French. So, we will both be having a “second-language Intensive”. I am looking forward to it. To prepare, I haveContinue reading “ANOTHER “IN LIEU OF ‘CUT AND PASTE’””
In the early ‘70’s, I decided to write a book about “change”. The concept of change. Change without changing. Fear of change. Back in those years, I knew my mental and physical health depended on change. I did. I changed. It was a slow and arduous process – painful to those around me. Why didContinue reading ““JANET TALLULAH””
ANDREA AND SLAV GOT MARRIED!
The wedding invitation read, “ANDREA & SLAWEK, Allen & Carolyn Emond with Zbigniew & Ewa Chiniewicz invite you to celebrate the marriage of their children Andrea Emond & Slawek Chiniewicz, June 10, 2017, at four thirty in the evening, Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France. Dinner and dancing to follow, Plage Deli Bo, Les BainsContinue reading “ANDREA AND SLAV GOT MARRIED!”
JULY 4TH ON THE Côte d’Azur!
My American Independence celebration took me to the Castel Plage (www.castelplage.com) in Nice for a musical evening and dinner, hosted by the American Club of the Riviera. (http://americanclubriviera.com/) Castel Plage is the beach-restaurant furthest east on the Quai des Etats-Unis, (http://www.nice-tourism.com/en/nice-attractions/promenades-and-pedestrian-areas-in-nice/quai-des-etats-unis.html), nestled under the Parc du Chateau (https://www.nice.fr/fr/parcs-et-jardins/le-parc-de-la-colline-du-chateau) on the Promenade des Anglais. Castel Plage isContinue reading “JULY 4TH ON THE Côte d’Azur!”
BASEBALL and the Fourth of July
For this July 4, 2017 weekend: It all started on September 20, 2011. I, as an entertainment attorney, was invited to be on an e-publishing, self-help panel for members of the Writers Guild of America. The panel sought to empower writers to create new opportunities for work in film, television, new media and transmedia. SinceContinue reading “BASEBALL and the Fourth of July”