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January 2013

Palm Beach: Treasures and Trash

Palm Beach is famous as the home of railroad builder Henry Flagler, architect Addison Mizner, The Breakers resort, and Worth Avenue shops.  Just last week I …

David Runs in Miami

On Sunday 27 January, our son David ran a Half-Marathon in Miami in less than 2 hours. We met him near the …

Art in Palm Beach

On Friday 25 January, I visited a major art show at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. ArtPalmBeach had over seventy international galleries presenting …

Two Poets I LIke

Richard Blanco, though he was named for Richard Nixon by his Castro-hating father, was the perfect poet to grace the Inaugural festivities …

Mozart at Meyerson Hall

On January 17 my brother Joel and his wife Elisabeth treated me to an all-Mozart concert by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, my …

Pete the Cat

My grandson Thomas LOVES a book named Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes. Now that I’ve read it umpteen times, I’m …

Time with my Grandsons

“What’s it like having your mother-in-law with you?” Sean’s associate asked him, knowing that extra help had been called in response to …

Weather of the Future

For January 2013 one of my book groups is reading The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from …

Perot Museum, Dallas

North Texas was apparently starved for a science museum. Since opening December 1, 2012, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas …