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April 2013

Charlotte NC

What a pleasure to visit the Cooleys in Charlotte! They had a luxurious new guest room for us and lots of good …

Florida Highlights

This year I’ve seen more of Florida’s gardens and nature preserves than ever before. Our Quail Ridge Garden Club took field trips to …

Quail Ridge Chorus

On April 10, our 40-voice Quail Ridge Chorus presented its annual concert to a sell-out crowd. We rehearse during the season every …

Russia, 1729-96 and WW II

Two books, a biography of Catherine the Great and a novel about the fabulous collection of art she amassed, took me to …

Art at Davidson College

My friend Allene and her daughter Jessica showed me the art treasures of Davidson College in North Carolina on a beautiful Saturday …

Butterflies

Butterflies are abundant in South Florida’s tropical climate, but they particularly love the special houses that have been built just for them …

Family in Florida

Warm weather in winter attracts visitors!  David, Leslie, Lilli and Violet were here for several days in February. The Eidsons arrived March …