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January 8, 2012

Saturday night at the Pinellas Park German Club

January 7, 2012 That was one fun night at the German Club in Pinellas Park – or German American Society – as this hall is officially called. The place was packed and everyone was in an extraordinary joyful mood. Consequently, the dance floor was packed most of the time and there was a line in […]

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May 3, 2011

Clubs closed, life stays busy

One more reminder before all the activities at the Suncoast SNPJ Lodge 778 in Spring Hill, Florida, completely shut down. In the next couple of months all the clubs around here will cease all their activities: Slovenian, Polish, German – and probably others that I don’t even know about. The only one (I know of) […]

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October 16, 2018

2018 Oktoberfest Chronicles – Part 1

2018 Oktoberfest - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Getting ReadyPreparations for 2018 Oktoberfest at German American Friendship Society of Pinellas County (or German Club Pinellas Park for short) started at the beginning of August. Getting everything ready keeps more than a handful people very busy. After all, this is our biggest event of the year. And, the most important fundraiser. One of the many […]

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March 22, 2012

One more dance and Spring, finally!

Up until last night, I was sure that the last dance of the season at our Club is still more than a week away. Then someone enlightened me that March 25 is this Sunday. It was a rough landing on a solid ground, making me realize that I still have to send out the newsletter… […]

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January 18, 2012

Tons of stuff

Today’s newsletter contains tons of information. I do realize that not everyone might be interested in everything I write about and that’s why I divided the content into a few chapters. That way you can easily go back to whatever benefits you most – or maybe answers one of your questions. . One more thing. […]

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January 5, 2012

Something about the music…

Ten minutes before 2012 began in Slovenia, my aunt Zvonka called me. She told me she was at her home in Postojna all alone, with cold, coughing and sneezing – and watching the New Year’s Eve program on Slovenian national TV. Zvonka and I have been close for many years so I know her well […]

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September 4, 2011

Exciting times and Pollyanna-ism

Little girl, drawing

I’ve been through some really exciting times recently – for a simple reason. I’ve been working on two of my new projects. Every now and then I realize how fortunate I am – to be able to find so much happiness in little things… Anyway, my first project – that took most of my after-computer […]

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