After arriving in Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA, some 35 years ago, Linda and I were interviewed twice due to political developments in South Africa. One of our local television stations, TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV), is an NBC affiliate. For the first interview, news team Melodie Wilson and Mike Jacobs were on air, and reporter Bob Nenno interviewed us... Continue Reading →
Olivia’s “Fear” Friday, July 30, 2021. Olivia, my 13-year-old granddaughter, took part in Red Oak Writing’s summer camp during the week of July 26, 2021. Friday 30th was a culmination of the week where each of the eleven participants shared their creative writing works. Kim Suhr, the Director, offers classes to adults and school-age students... Continue Reading →
The contrast: the United States of America with South Africa In a moment of irrational exuberance, I thought of buying an apartment in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. My sanity cautioned me, so I will not do it. Why not? In and around Cape Town, with views of The University of Cape Town, Cape... Continue Reading →
It took Moderna 48 hours to produce a vaccination. It took 48 years to accomplish that feat. As you read this account, did you or your children elect to forgo vaccinations for Polio, Tetanus, Influenza, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Rubella, Measles, Whooping Cough, Streptococcus vaccine, Mumps, Chickenpox, and Diphtheria? What about the pain inflicted from... Continue Reading →
With trepidation, we planned to stay at our timeshare at Marriott Ocean Pointe, Palm Beach Shores, on Singer Island, Florida, for a portion of February and March 2021.
To have read about one’s erstwhile classmates before seeing them again at the 1963 class reunion would add even more to those brief encounters!
If you are looking for a great vacation spot, I highly recommend Minocqua, Wisconsin, and especially the Marmes’ cottage.