|An Interesting Experience|
In early November I was invited to talk to a group of Japanese women about lifelong learning. They were in this country taking an Elderhostel program. During the program they visited a beautiful continuing care community, the Lathrop Retirement Community, a Kendal Corporation affiliate, in
After a delightful lunch, I spoke with the group for about 20 minutes through an interpreter. Since I had sent her my talk ahead of time, she was ready to work with me. After each section I would pause and wait for her to interpret what I had just said. That was very different from what I usually do but very interesting.
The audience was most responsive and even asked questions, again through the interpreter. At the end about half a dozen came up and presented me with little gifts, which is a Japanese custom.
My office is now decorated with some new items – wall hangings, Origami dolls and several beautiful scarves. What a delight to look around and be reminded of my time with these visitors from
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Till Next Time…