An Early 1st Bday Celebration

25 May 2013 – For Grandniece Devon




Fri: wonderful gathering of family & friends, an early 1st Bday celebrations for Devon before they head back to NYC and before this life’s journey continues to the west! Appreciations to Les&Ivy.

This trip in SE Asia has gone by too quickly. The family tree still needs much work and attention, but that can stay on the shelves until time permits and if not, oh well – c’est la vie. More important to be with family and friends while there is till energy and life. For the next couple of days will be the most dreaded ones, shopping, packing and closing down the apartment!!!

GatsbyThe Great Gatsby****based on novel by Fitzgerald: this movie brings us to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. A tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, all the while weaving it into what holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles…

PopulairePopulaire***French comedy: spring 1958, Rose lives with her grouchy widower father who runs the village store. Engaged to the son of the local mechanic, she seems destined for the quiet, drudgery-filled life of a housewife. But that is not the life Rose longs for. When she travels to Lisieux in Normandy and becomes a secretary for charismatic insurance agency boss Louis who helps her to win speed typing competitions…

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth  and privilege – Charles  Kuralt