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[Surfnetkids] Warsaw Uprising

Dear Reader, I’m really enjoying my new Samsung NX300 camera. This weekend I combined my love of cooking, my peach bounty, and my burgeoning camera skills to create a step-by-step recipe (with photos!) of my homemade low-cal peach ice cream. …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Photography Tips and Tutorials

Dear Reader, I bought myself a camera last week during the Amazon Prime Day sale. I haven’t used a digital camera in quite a few years, and I have so much to learn. Thus, this week’s topic!I purchased a mirrorless …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Voting Rights Act of 1965

Dear Reader, Any fun summer travel plans coming up? I actually don’t have any until September, but then I’ve got a wedding in Las Vegas, the Jewish holidays in Miami, and a 30th wedding anniversary trip to Aix-en-Provence, Israel and …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Manhattan Project

Dear Reader, How about the US Women’s Soccer team? That was some fantastic game against Japan. #USAvsJPN Did you watch it? Congrats to the whole team. And Carli Lloyd? Just amazing. This morning I woke thinking about her and how …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Battle of Waterloo

Dear Reader, How is your summer going? The weather here in San Diego alternates between our famous June Gloom and sunny skies. After a gloomy Saturday, I took advantage of Sunday’s peekaboo sunshine to go the beach with a girlfriend. …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Revolutionary War

Dear Reader, It’s almost Independence Day here in the states, and I have lots of resources to recommend. Happy 4th of July to all my American readers! See ya on the Net, Barbara J. Feldman “Surfing the Net with Kids” …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Sally Ride

Dear Reader, My niece just graduated from college, I had a birthday, and my daughter is starting medical school in a few weeks. What’s does all this mean? June is in full swing, and Father’s Day is just around the …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Anne Frank

Dear Reader, I’ve been to the Anne Frank House museum twice. First in 1978, and again in 2012. It always struck me that Anne was just a few months older than my mom, and her dad the same age as …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Helen Keller

Dear Reader, I wrote a biography book report about Helen Keller when I was in elementary school, and also one on Anne Frank, who is next week’s topic. I also remember writing about the Brontë sisters and Marie Curie. I …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Physical Fitness

Dear Reader, This week’s topic is in honor of May’s designation as National Fitness Month. Of course, it’s not just kids that need regular exercise. Us grownups do too! I’ve recently added a Yin Yoga class (also known as Restorative …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Nazi Plunder

Dear Reader, May is National Flower Month. Hopefully the snow has melted in your corner of the world, and flowers are blooming instead. Here are some recommended flower web sites and some flower coloring pages to enjoy. See ya on …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Safe Search for Kids

Dear Reader, Mother’s Day is behind us, and that means that graduation season is here! This year our family is celebrating two graduations: the high-school graduation of my nephew, and the college graduation of my niece. Congrats to graduates everywhere! …[Continue]