Timeline

Winning Poems by Cathy:

“I Write Poems” won 1st place in Dancing Poetry Festival 2015

“Paint Your Life” won Grand Prize in Dancing Poetry Festival 2014 and a dance with silk art was choreographed and performed

“The Secret of Life” won 1st prize in the Humanity category by the California Federation of Chaparral Poets 2014

August 3rd, 2014:  Updated the Poetry page with a list of my recent poetry awards won and three of the winning poems.

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Joncee Law and Cathy celebrate Ellen Law’s 90th birthday in Ontario, CA.  Ellen was Cathy’s teacher for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade and is the one who turned Cathy on to writing poetry and stories.  Yes, I said 90th!

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Ishtar-Llhotus dances to Cathy’s poem, “Welcome Newborn,” at The Home of Truth.

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Cathy’s one and only niece, Shannon, visiting from Tokyo.  Everyone fell in love with her!

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Cathy went to the Scottish games.  Ooo la la!

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Cathy and best bud from Chaffey High School, Gaylyn, about to go on the King Kong zipline in Kauai.  BRING IT ON!!!

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I love Kauai!  Come on in, the water’s fine!

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Musician brother Grego is an awesome father to Shannon!  Mama Emika is fantastic, too.

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Unbelievable fun with David Delavier in the French alps!

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Romance with Jim in Annecy, France.

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Fabulous hospitality with Lorenz, Bernhard, and Charlotte Rosenau in Neustadt, Germany.

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Unglaublich!  Chillin’ along the Rhine with Marc Ritz—an awesome host!

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And we loved Marc’s mom, Uta, who lavished us with love.

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The beautiful Emma welcomed us to their summer cafe in Helsingborg, Sweden.

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Emma’s mom, Charlotte, took us to the most amazing place, Ladonia.  One man’s 30-year art project on the beach.  Whoa!

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Do we have to go home?  Out last day was breakfast in Sweden, lunch in Copenhagen, and dinner in Germany.  Let’s go back!  Thanks to all our exchange students and their fabulous families.  Our best trip ever!


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