Revealed: October 11th 2010
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Perfectly, I’m back again right here following spending the summer time at my condominium in Paris (with facet trips to Marseilles and the Calanques, county Dorset on the south coast of England, London, and oAmsterdam) . On the way again to California, I stopped off for a week in Boston and NYC. You can expect to see some pictures of my stays in these amazing metropolitan areas, as perfectly as of the San Francisco Bay Space and my things to do here in Berkeley. My “home” till December 15 is an condominium 5 blocks from the south entrance of the UC campus. Previous calendar year when I was listed here, I was about 9 blocks from the NORTH entrance of the campus, so I am discovering a new neighborhood this 12 months. Lots of college students about in off-campus housing and tons of church buildings on my road (Dana Road).
What is a standard week like for me listed here? Perfectly, here goes: Monday, I go to 2 lessons at Stagebridge in Oakland (see www.stagebridge.org for a description of this excellent senior arts business that goes into the community–senior properties, Oakland educational facilities and museums, etcetera.): starting performing and playwriting. Tuesday and Wednesday mornings I go to my tennis class with the Berkeley Recreation Section. Tuesday afternoon
I’ve volunteered to provide English dialogue for graduate pupils and spouses at the YWCA. Thursday morning, it’s back to Stagebridge for an intermediate storytelling class, followed by a mime course. Friday mornings I engage in tennis with some gals I know, and each individual other 7 days is one of the two bookclubs I belong to.In addition, when a month, I go to a memoir-creating class on Tuesday afternoons. And in the late evenings I usually attend talks or booksignings on or off the UC campus or go to the theater in Berkeley or San Francisco. Incredibly occupied, as you can convey to!
I do miss out on my sons and little one granddaughter, although. As some of you previously know, Elea was born in a city outside the house Paris on July 24th. Currently being a very pleased grandmother, I am putting up a handful of pictures of her and my son and daughter-in-regulation on this site entry. SO Remember to SCROLL DOWN TO Web page 2 to see them!
Retirement has, of program, been treating me nicely. For the past two years, I have been in a position to hire my condominium in Paris for various months and to divide my time between Paris and the San Francisco Bay Region. It truly is been pleasurable and worthwhile, but I need to
(this is a “preview” of the pictures at the finish of this web site entry!)
acknowledge I tend to experience from “lifestyle shock” and “reverse culture shock” the first few weeks I occur or return to both position. In fact, I am crafting an post about this entitled “Chez Moi?”, which you can expect to before long be equipped to discover at http://hilarykaiser.wordpress.com or on my web page at http://www.hilarykaiser.com.
Which is all for now folks! I might love to listen to from you if you would like to reply to this message or to the email tackle you have for me. Bye!
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