This past year, an interest in the founding of the New England colonies focused his attention on the subject of democracy. This led him to read various books, treatises, and papers on the subject from ancient and modern sources.
His course is a way to share his enthusiasm with others who may be equally interested in history and how human society seeks to organize itself for its betterment. Her previous experience in helping set up small companies — filing and archiving systems, customer service, shipping, and other departments — provided the foundation for preparing her guide. In her leisure time, Gosnell has enjoyed knitting since she was eight years old, finding great joy and comfort in the click of the needles, the sliding of the yarn though her fingers. She pursues different types of projects — from simple potholders to knitted lace hats, and everything in between.
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Her pet project now is knitting hats for the veterans at the William F. Greene facility in Bay Minette. Rosanne Gulisano is the founder and facilitator of Lifestories: Creating a Memoir, a memoir-writing workshop. She has been writing and speaking about memoir-writing since Her mission is to encourage people from all walks of life to write their own life story for future generations. Rosanne is a freelance memoir ghostwriter and has written several biographies as well as a 50th anniversary corporate history and a community memory book.
John Helmstadter has been sailing for over 60 years, owning and sailing several types of small sailboats: Snipe, Sunfish, Thistle, Lightning, Butterfly, Catalina 22, and an S He has been active in a number of yacht clubs, most recently including the Fairhope Yacht Club, where he is in charge of the Adult Sailing Program, and scorekeeper of Sunday and Thursday night races.
Brenda Huchingson holds a Ph. Ancestral ties to Western wisdom, Transcendentalism, and a deep respect for Eastern philosophy create journeymen and women who believe all paths when successfully discerned lead to Abraham Maslow's idea of self-actualization. Harvey Joanning trained in counseling psychology, with a specialization in marriage and family therapy, and received his doctorate from the University of Iowa in His specializations include marriage and family therapy, neuropsychology, theories and philosophy of science, vocational psychology, life sciences, and research methodology.
He teaches continuing education workshops for health and mental health professionals, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses for several universities. He has practiced law in Mobile since Banks has the highest peer review rating AV for professional excellence from the legal directory of Martindale-Hubbell and is licensed to practice law in Alabama and Mississippi.
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He branched into historical fiction in with the publication of Southern Rain , a novel of seventeenth-century China. He and his family live in Mobile. Fred Nation, who lives in Daphne, is a field botanist and environmental consultant and is certified in herbicide application. He has documented and photographed the wildflowers and native plants of South Alabama for 20 years. Nation teaches for the Baldwin and Mobile County Master Gardener intern classes; has offered courses for ESILL; conducts regular classes on habitats and ecosystems for the Friends Groups at Weeks Bay Reserve; and has conducted numerous workshops and seminars on native and invasive exotic plants for national and state groups.
Nation has nominated or co-nominated more than 20 Alabama State Champion Trees and is the author of. Since , he has taught lifelong learning courses at the University of Southern Mississippi. Emily Ellis Richards Emily Ellis Richards discovered the banjo later in life and has spent the last couple of years intensively studying the clawhammer old-time style of playing.
She has studied at the Alabama Folk School under Riley Baugus and has attended numerous jam sessions with some of the top old-time musicians in the country. Emily hopes to pass on to her students the enthusiasm she has for the banjo.. Manuela Ruggiero was born and raised in Naples, in the south of Italy. She studied Italian literature, art, and design and worked for many years as designer before moving to the United States in Currently, she is a full-time mother of a young son, teaching him Italian words daily and keeping her Italian traditions alive for him.
She enjoys meeting people from different cultures, and is looking forward to teaching Italian to adult beginners. After selling his computer business, Gene managed the largest independent camera store in St. Louis for almost two years before retiring. Jane Sellier is a teaching artist who believes in the freedom and fun art can provide. Art is a never-ending learning process and so much can be learned from other artists. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections both in the United States and in Canada. He has lived with his wife and their four children in Mobile for the past 25 years.
Rabbi Silberman values family time and the opportunity of learning and spiritual growth, and he appreciates the significance of sharing special life moments and ordinary time with his synagogue members Cong. Ahavas Chesed and members of the local community.
He also writes occasional newspaper columns and teaches in various communal settings. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, music, and traveling with his family. Since then, he has studied wood carving and sculpting under several well-known American artists, as well as studying in many western European countries.
Smith is fascinated with faces and specializes in caricatures of golfers, ballplayers, etc. He has also carved freshwater fish and birds, using wood carving, wood burning, and airbrush painting techniques. After 25 years vacationing in Fairhope, Smith and his wife Kay retired here recently. He tries to develop new carving pieces as often as possible and is now collaborating with an artist in wood, who builds custom doors that incorporate his carvings.
She began working for the Grand Hotel in as assistant to the Director of Food and Beverage; in , she became the General Manager's assistant, a position she still holds; and in , she also became the Historian for the hotel. Through the years, Susan has acquired many stories about the Grand, which she enjoys recounting on tours and talks for various groups and in orientation sessions for new employees. She has also shared her historical information on the Beach TV network and with local historians and authors.
Susan and her husband live in Fairhope.. Thelma Topper was born and educated in England and moved to the U. She has lived on the Eastern Shore for 25 years, where she enjoys a retirement filled with friends and cultural events. From her early years, atlases and maps have always held more interest for her than any other subject. This translated into a love of travel that began with her first holiday abroad to Norway, when she was Since then, Thelma has visited 93 of the United Nations member countries and many more independent states and territories.
On those trips, she travels as much as possible by local public transport and stays in small, family run hotels, gaining opportunities to see the countryside, meet the local people, and experience, for a limited time, their way of life, cultures, food, and wines. How nice to hear from you! Several of us have discussed getting together sometime soon. Oh- It is all sounding like an idyllic sort of life in a small Southern town but I know there is underlying stress, too, in the rush of getting ready for the holidays- xo Diana. Barely got the trees up. Bless your heart! Maybe you can relax this year and eat out or start a new tradition.
OK, after reading your schedule I think I need a nap. Also I have ordered the book and taking time to read it will be my gift to me. Thanks for a great idea.
Love your beautiful Christmas china and you have me on the floor talking about finding your silver in the yard! I love the way you instantly decorate, love the Ball jars.
Thanks for the kinds words. You made me laugh as always. I had thought about trying to organize something myself when thing settle down after the holidays. Your schedule is unreal — but then, I am basically a hermit.
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