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Fine Days in Carolina

“Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning,” goes the song made famous by Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, …

Patrols Visit DC

Having lived in the Washington DC area from 1968 – 2015, I have prepared this guide for forty 5th-grade safety patrols from …

African American Museum

Last month, I visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall, a place I had wanted to see …

St. Augustine

St. Augustine is a charming city of about 13,000, just south of Jacksonville. It is the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement in the …

Morikami Gardens

Though I had visited Morikami Gardens in Delray Beach many times, I had never fully appreciated the concepts behind its design, until I …

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 …

Three Days in Paris

Paris was resplendent when we first saw it in June 1967 and again in 1986 and 1994. Those broad avenues lined with …

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. …

Viviers, Tournon, Vienne

Three historic river towns and a steam train ride through the mountains enriched our weekend. Perched on a hill overlooking the Rhône, Viviers …

Avignon, France

Our Viking boat moored near the famous, truncated bridge in Avignon for two days so that we could acquaint ourselves with the …