October + Germany = Halloween!

You couldn’t pick a more perfect country to celebrate Halloween. Germany, with its many castles and half-timbered villages is like a stage setting. Last October I had the pleasure of taking a friend, who was visiting from the U.S., to a “Halloween” castle. My friend has lived and traveled extensively but this was her first …


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Off on a Detour

For most of 2015 my blog has been mute. What happened? I’ve been off on a dusty,topsy-turvy detour called Home Renovation and I am just winding my way back on to the main route. It was rather challenging, compounded by my having to deal with a degenerate hip joint that has made life increasingly uncomfortable … Continue reading Off on a Detour

In Memorium

This post is a dedication to the memory of 1.5 million Armenians who perished under brutal and barbaric circumstances in the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and to the courageous survivors who are no longer with us. To my family. For many decades Armenians have commemorated April 24 as the day that officially began the annihilation … Continue reading In Memorium