Attacks on Asians

By Shirley We have been seeing stories in the media of attacks directed at Asians living in this country. We are very concerned with this kind of behavior because we have also heard of incidents in our community. The behaviors range from people yelling and saying bad...

Letter to our Members

By Andra Hi women of International Neighbors: You have a chance to help out your International Neighbors. You can volunteer to help in groups that work to make IN activities possible. There are several positions open and one of them is Vice President. I would love to...

Film Group’s Favorite Time of the Year

By Martha B For the IN Thursday Evening Film Group, the month in which Oscars are awarded is one of our favorite times of the year! Usually held in February, this year we have had to wait “on pins and needles” until April to enjoy one of our favorite group traditions....

My Private “OSCARS” In Retrospect

By Marja Since I have not followed up the Oscars 2021 nominations, instead, I shortlist the best movies of all time – in my humble opinion. As an outdated dinosaur, I look back by putting together a list of my personal favorites from the 1930s to 2010. I neither rate...

Animation

By Shirley This month we are celebrating the movies and I have to confess that the films I am interested in are the animated movies. I have always loved animation. While growing up it didn’t seem remarkable since I still have to meet a child who doesn’t like watching...

Hollywood and the Oscars

By Robyn, in easy English Hollywood in Oscar season is magic. The stars! The red carpet and beautiful clothes! Who will win the Oscars? We watch it on TV but what is it like for the people who live in Hollywood? First, the good part. It’s fun to see Hollywood getting...

My Favorite Movies

By Marcy What fun it is to recall some of the most memorable movies I have seen over the years! As teenagers, my sister, our best friend, and I faithfully attended a different movie every weekend. Any new film by Alfred Hitchcock was at the top of our list. Three that...

Spring

By Phyllis My husband, who passed away almost four years ago, gives me a gift every spring. The first flowers appear on the path up the hill from the parking area – white, yellow and purple baby crocus. Next come the daffodils, my favorites: miniature and full size,...

How I Plan to Celebrate Women’s History Month

By Martha B. Each year March brings Women’s History Month. What better way to celebrate this year than by recognizing those women who 100 years ago worked tirelessly towards securing the “right-to-vote” for females in America. The Suffragettes’ outstanding...

Women Whose Stories Continue to Intrigue Us

By Marcy Born into poverty in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1906, Josephine Baker achieved great fame as a singer and dancer, primarily in Paris, but also in various cities throughout Europe. Traveling to Paris at the young age of 19, she quickly became tremendously popular...