Posts by Jeff Brauer

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Jul-Aug 2014

by Jeff Brauer

    Dear Friends, For all of you who are in school or have children who are, we hope your academic year is off to a great start.  It started pretty well for us, though the various activities of the season always seem to catch us off guard.  Ameleah began her last year of elementary school (5th […]

    May-Jun 2014

    by Jeff Brauer

      Dear Friends, I’m often asked why I don’t have a Facebook profile.  I enjoy occasionally viewing Tia’s account and am glad she has it.  It is a great way to exchange information and stay in touch.  On the other hand, it just doesn’t appeal to me on some level.  Maybe it’s the introvert in me.  […]

      Mar-Apr 2014

      by Jeff Brauer

        Dear Friends, Recent news told of yet another large boat full of immigrants shipwrecked on their way to Italy.  Over a dozen were killed but almost 400 were rescued.  This time most were from Syria, Eritrea or Somalia.  So far, this year has seen record-breaking numbers of refugees entering Italy, causing a little more of […]