Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Trip Down Memory Lane: The Cherry Blossoms, 1944

As we  get closer to "Hanami Festival—Through the Eyes of Seniors" (the Double Nickels Theatre Company production in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Festival), we thought we'd take you down memory lane with a look at the Cherry Blossom celebration in 1944. Our conversations with seniors have been incredible, and this is shaping up to be an amazing production. Hope to see you at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre on April 9 at 6:30.   watch?feature=player_embedded&v=U9jDe8Y-bKA#!

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Celebrating 70 (Seven-Tea) years with Good Friends, High Tea, and Incredible Style!

[caption id="attachment_1492" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="JC Hayward and Antoinette Ford"][/caption] Recently I had a chance to celebrate my 70th birthday with my good friend JC Hayward, who recently reached a milestone of her own as she celebrates her 39th year as news anchor at WUSA9. Click here to connect to JC's webpage, and to check out the photos from our High Tea! —Antoinette Ford        

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Celebrating Seniors: Getting Excited about the Upcoming Hanami Festival

  [caption id="attachment_1459" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="That's me (far left) with my mother, grandmother and great grandmother—four generations of my family. "][/caption] By Antoinette Ford When I was about ten years old my grandfather’s mother (Grandmom Mathis) would visit my grandmother’s mother, (Grandma Phyllis) every Sunday after church. They were both in their 60s—at a time when 60 was considered old! Yet

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