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Tag: Patricia Charpentier

Spring Nine Week Writing Class

Our Spring Nine-Week Writing class is well underway, and it's been such a pleasure to work with this group of lovely people. Seated left to right: M.J. Lucas, G Zarek, Elsie Doherty, Robin Ogilvie Standing left to right: Jim Doherty, Judy Otto, Becky McGregor, Pat Guttery, Leo Hidalgo, Norma Beasley, Bill Hosch Not pictured: Judi Graham, Anne &…

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Port of Call: Falmouth, Jamaica

Jamaica has long been a mainstay of Caribbean vacations as a year-round haven for sun and fun-seekers, filled with jungled mountains and waterfalls, beautiful sandy beaches, and notoriously friendly locals. The Port of Falmouth is on Jamaica's North coast, slightly east of Montego Bay, and is a new addition to Royal Caribbean's cruising itinerary. In 2011, the…

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Healing Arts: The Story of Survival

Healing Arts: The Story of Survival is an exhibition of works by people who participated in the Artist-In-Residence program at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando. The informative exhibition tells the story of diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship by celebrating health, healing, and the therapeutic power of art. In March 2011, MD Anderson implemented an artist in residence…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so today we're going to write about that marvelous day of romance and all-around caring. In its origins, the day supposedly honored Valentinus, a martyr in Roman times who was imprisoned and executed for performing weddings for soldiers not allowed to marry and for helping the Christians. It was author Geoffrey…

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