To the Women of International Neighbors

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our April IN Day has been cancelled. We thank you for staying home, safe from the COVID19 Virus. Thank you for contributing to our Facebook group with so many great ideas about how to spend our time and how to entertain our children....

Spending Our Days at Home

By Marcy. It happened so fast!  One day we were living our normal lives and the next we were secluded at home worrying about staying healthy while having enough supplies. So hopefully everyone reading this is healthy, and now we just have to think about how to occupy...

We Are Doing Fine

By Shirley. I have been very lucky so far, as the coronavirus crisis develops. My husband has been teaching online classes at EMU for several years. That means he is used to working from home as I am used to having him around the whole day. I borrowed two bags full of...

Keeping a Journal: A Simple Habit for Relieving Stress

By Martha B. I recently read an article where Minda Zetlin, co-author of “The Geek Gap,” suggests that to reduce worrying one should make writing a journal part of one’s response to stress. She claims that research has found that people who put their feelings...

Gardening

By Shirley. All around there are signs of Spring. On my way back from the grocery store, I passed a field where I could hear the peepers (frogs) in their Spring mating chorus. My husband and I have watched a hard-working house sparrow in our backyard,  carrying...

Little Free Libraries in Ann Arbor

By Martha B. Many members may not be aware of the concept of Little Free Libraries, where a person can take a book to read without having to return it. It is encouraged that a borrower leave a book for each book she “borrows” but it is not required. This...

Resources

By Shirley. I have gathered several links that I think might be of interest to our members. They range widely from articles on how to safely shop in times of coronavirus, to virtual museum tours and story time read by actors. If you still haven’t read about the best...

Statement from International Neighbors

Dear Members: International Neighbors will not be meeting – nor will any of our groups be meeting until April 6th. We do not like stopping our meetings but we must be sure we are not spreading COVID19 to anyone if possible. Please practice safe social distancing...

March IN Day: “Toys, Books and Household Items Exchange“

By Tina. The IN Day Committee invites you to get an early start on spring cleaning and help our planet by sponsoring our “Toys, Books and Household Items Exchange“. We hope you will take this opportunity to bring gently used items (no clothing) to our next IN Day,...