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April 2015

Opera and Ballet in SoFlo

As the season ends in South Florida with gardenias scenting the air, it’s pleasant to recall this year’s Metropolitan Opera broadcasts and …

Margaret and Me

Nine years ago my friend Margaret Lampe began telling me stories of her remarkable family and I began writing them down. In …

Kahlo, Rivera, Kingsolver

The current exhibit of artworks by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at Nova Southeastern University Museum in Fort Lauderdale reminded me of …

Rights for Blacks and Women

Re-reading Sue Monk Kidd’s novel, The Invention of Wings, yielded new insights that I missed last year, when my Florida group discussed it and I posted …

Ode to My Zip Code

Amid foxtail palms, tabebuia, hibiscus, orchids, ibises, geckoes and anhingas, we love biking, golf, and music in Boynton Beach     A …

Music in Georgia and NC

Nine concerts in eight days in two states with many friends–a great way to herald Spring 2015. On March 21, Allene and …