Category Archives: appreciation

Hats Off To Mom

An epic convergence of all things maternal took place over the weekend, with a celebration of my mom’s 70th birthday on Saturday, followed by Mother’s Day on Sunday.  The birthday party was a Kentucky Derby theme, with roses, mint juleps … Continue reading

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Malala Wins Nobel Prize

I couldn’t let another day go by without saying how thrilled I was to hear that Malala Yousefzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  The Nobel Committee’s announcement on Friday was remarkable for many reasons, not the least of which … Continue reading

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Defining Moments

It was a breezy April morning, and our family was chugging across Pearl Harbor aboard a U.S. Navy boat.  Ahead of us was the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, gleaming white in the sun.  Behind us was the visitor center, where we … Continue reading

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Remembering Mr. Ron

Last month, our community lost one of its most cherished members when Rollin “Ron” Wehman died after suffering a heart attack.  Mr. Ron, as we knew him, was the founder and general manager of the Riverside Dinner Theater and Conference … Continue reading

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