March 28, 2012 Springtime in Washington, D.C. is a celebration of the budding beauty of cherry blossoms. There is an annual Cherry Blossom Festival which is scheduled in April. This year, however, with an unusually mild winter and an early spring, the cherry trees are in blossom now, a whole month ahead of schedule! Last […]
Hurray for Earth Day!
April 22, 2011 “Earth Day is the first completely international and universal holiday that the world has ever known.” -Margaret Mead This is our opportunity to take stock of how our lives impact the Earth, and what we can do about that “footprint.” The guidelines are easy if you remember and apply the 4 R’s of […]
“In Age of Instant Messages, What Can We Save Forever?”
As I approach a milestone birthday, I find myself reminiscing more often. Perhaps it has to do with the time of year. Having lost my mother and dad a few years ago,the month from Motherʼs Day to Fatherʼs Day has become a somewhat bittersweet, poignant time of year for me. I have always been a […]
A Documentary Film on Pen-pals!
February 27, 2011….I just learned about Rae and her art project involving pen-pals! She is gathering material and would love to get your stories. Please contact Rae and visit her on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=108169829217293 “I believe it’s vitally important that such an art isn’t lost forever to the sound of clattering keyboards and the “bing” of […]
c.j.’s Valentine to all of us!
February 14, 2011 Happy Valentine’s Day While delivering the mail, I couldn’t help but notice the beautifully handwritten postcards and letters that I put into a particular mailbox. After some months, I decided I would send along one of my calling cards in […]