My Mind’s Eye

You’re a grand old flag

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 6, 2014

“You’re a Grand Old Flag” was written by George M. Cohan for his 1906 stage musical “George Washington, Jr.” The song was introduced to the public in the play’s first act on opening night, February 6, 1906, in New York’s Herald Square Theater. It was the first song from a musical to sell over a […]

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Sunset concert

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 30, 2014

One of the joys of summer is sitting out under the evening sky and being carried away by the gift of free music. Concerts in the park are such a sweet summer tradition! On a Sunday last June Matt and I packed up our lawn chairs and something to drink and headed to downtown Austin […]

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The measure of a man

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 15, 2014

I created this layout about my dad back in May because I wanted to submit it to a sketch contest. But I decided that I would wait to share it here on Father’s Day because it’s meant to symbolize what a great man I think my father was. My dad taught me by example what […]

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Greenfield Village

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 20, 2014

I’m so grateful that Mom and Dad always put in such effort to plan fun and educational summer vacations for us, like this one in August 1978 that included a day at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. In the left photo Phil and I are posing with a statue of President James A. Garfield, and […]

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Bobcat mom squared

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 18, 2014

Going to Ohio University at the same time as Phil was perfect for me, but it made things awfully nice for Mom and Dad, too. They knew we were there for each other, and they could visit us at the same time. Here Mom is attending her first of four OU Mom’s Weekends in May […]

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