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All My Families, Page 2

Christmas Cookies

While listening to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet this morning, I baked my favorite cookies to pack into my Nutcracker tin and take to …

Texas Connections

Besides all the long-time friends at my Rice 50th Reunion, there were thirty more friends and family members I got to see in …

Rice 50th Reunion

My 50th Rice Reunion began with a joyous re-uniting of old friends at the lovely home of Patti Everett, whom I first met on …

Amis en France

On our last evening in Paris, Edith and Guy LePechon, dear friends for five decades, met us at our hotel and took …

Lyon, Then & Now

An International Piano Workshop attracted me to Lyon, France in 1994 for twelve intense days of learning new ways to teach music. …

Museums Kids Love

I love taking my grandkids to museums. This summer I’ve visited museums designed specifically for children in Boston, Miami, and West Palm Beach, …

Three Days in Montreal

Three generations of Smiths spent the first three days of September in Montreal, the city named for its Royal Mountain. We stayed in …

A Maine Resort

One way to escape the Florida heat in August is to spend time at the Bethel Inn in western Maine. It worked …

Boston Harbor

Though we’ve flown over the Boston Harbor countless times during the last 50 years and taken the Duck Tour, this was our …

Rising Women

Women who were good at math had few job opportunities in 1939, when this book begins. A few lucky ones became human computers with …