Real freedom

As an American, I am very proud of my nation’s history and the independence we celebrate each year on July 4th.  Living now in France, I have also been caught up in patriotic parades on July 14.  “Bastille Day”, as known among English speakers, is the the French National Day, commemorating the beginning of the […]

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Where do the children play?

I have fond memories of soaring high on a swing and building towering castles of sand in my local neighborhood playground. For so many, these playful pictures remained engraved in our hearts and minds and were truly formation in our childhood development. Do you remember laughing and jumping in a playground? Have you seen the […]

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Giving Tuesday

  If you are an American you certainly are aware of “Black Friday” and perhaps now “Cyber Monday”. Both of these days focus around one thing in particular….spending money on material purchases.  The masses will literally line up for hours before store openings on the Friday after Thanksgiving, while online companies offer massive discounts to […]

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