Of boats & dragons

Of boats & dragons

January brings Chinese New Year! It has been a favorite festival for me to share with SNF & ALF residents over the years.  Often there were dragon dancers willing to come “practice” in our community.  And of course, there is the food! In January 2011,...

Song for my husband

People are very important to me and my husband is extra important.  He is my best friend, a mentor, my partner, my sounding board.  Tomorrow we will celebrate 26 years of married life.  I love you, Jeff, “more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”  For...

Growing

This week, the High Plains Band & Orchestra Camp is occurring in Hays, KS.  My daughter is there as a camper becoming more proficient as a musician.  My husband is there working with students but still learning as he observes other instructors & directors,...

Memories of the 4th

Holidays are days filled with emotions, imagery, and entertainment for many.  The 4th of July is no exception.  Our community band closes its season on the 4th of July with the evening concert at the Fort. Fireworks are part of the day’s highlights as are family...