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A Letter from Danielle for August ’20
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  A Letter from Danielle for August ’20
Hi Everyone, Wow, we’re halfway through the summer, and certainly not a typical summer. Around the world people are struggling with learning to live with the virus. Different countries handle it differently, but most seem to agree that masks, social distancing and handwashing are all important to stay safe from Covid 19. It’s not a […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for July ’20
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  A Letter from Danielle for July ’20
Hi everyone, Well, life certainly has had its surprises this spring!!! With a few exceptions and changes of plans, most of us usually know what to expect, and can plan our lives. Some people plan more than others. I am one of those people who likes to plan well in advance, long in advance. I […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for May ‘20
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  A Letter from Danielle for May ‘20
Hi everyone, I fervently hope that May is going to be a LOT better than March and April were, as the world struggles to rid itself of the Coronavirus, and we all work hard to right the ship in its wake. The US is a remarkable country, a nation of strong people who dig their […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for April ‘20
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  A Letter from Danielle for April ‘20
Hi Everyone, This isn’t the newsletter I was planning to send to you today—and had already written—talking about spring flowers, warmer weather, and dyeing Easter eggs. These are serious times, and every country in the world is facing a huge challenge. For safety and to prevent further contagion and the spread of the virus, we’ve […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for March ’20
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  A Letter from Danielle for March ’20
Hi Everyone!!! The holidays seem a lonnnggggg time behind us, don’t they?? And hopefully, with March, a faint promise of spring, depending on where you live. All my cities will still be cold for a while!!!! It’s always a good time to read—whatever the weather—either curled up with a book in winter, or lying on […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for February ‘20
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  A Letter from Danielle for February ‘20
Hi Everyone, The calendar always moves too fast, and the months speed by. Particularly when I’m writing, I look up and another month has flown past. The major landmark in February, along with Ski Week and President’s Day, is, of course, Valentine’s Day—which can be a dream come true, or a little disappointing. I started […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for January ‘20
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  A Letter from Danielle for January ‘20
Hi Everyone, Welcome to a New Year!!! 2020—it has a nice ring to it!!! And I hope it will be a great year for you and for us all. Traditionally, due to bad weather almost everywhere, January is a month for hibernation, for quiet time, to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for December ‘19
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  A Letter from Danielle for December ‘19
Hi Everyone, My favorite month is finally here: December. I love the holidays, although they’re not always easy. They sometimes highlight what’s been right and wrong with the year, and they can be challenging for many people. But I’ve always loved the magic of Christmas, it brings the child out in me. My children and […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for November ‘19
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  A Letter from Danielle for November ‘19
Hi Everyone, It’s hard to believe November is already here, and the holidays beginning. Although I didn’t grow up with the tradition of Thanksgiving, it’s a holiday whose theme really touches me—a holiday based on gratitude, not just food. It’s a holiday meant to be shared with friends, and to include people, and to remember […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for October ‘19
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  A Letter from Danielle for October ‘19
Hi Everyone, By now, we’re all well into fall-summer is a dim memory-and we’re heading into winter. I love these crisp autumn days, they give me energy, and I’m usually up to my ears in new projects and books by this time of year. We’re not buried in snow yet, so we can enjoy some […] Read more