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All about grandkids

This turned out to be a major week with grandkids. We began the week with grandkids Leo an Isla in Santa Barbara. Enjoying the grandkids and watching them grow reinforces how precious life is and how quickly time passes.
Dr. Juris Bunkis
July 19, 2022
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4th of JULY by Dr. Juris Bunkis

I am an immigrant to the United States of America and a naturalized citizen – I have chosen to be here and chose to be a citizen. I was born in a displaced persons’ camp in Germany in the aftermath…
Dr. Juris Bunkis
July 8, 2022
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Father’s Day

There are a number of holidays each year, which are more special than others are, and I certainly look at Mother’s Day each May and the recently celebrated Father’s Day as two of the more meaningful holidays each year.
Dr. Juris Bunkis
June 27, 2022
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Guess who turns 70 today?

I first met Dr. Ekstrom 38 years ago, when she was only 32 years old (in 1983 or 1984). While teaching at the University of California San Francisco, I was invited to U Mass as a visiting professor, and met…
Dr. Juris Bunkis
June 13, 2022
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Guess Who Turned 96?

On May 15, 1926, in the newly independent country of Latvia, Jadviga Bunkis was born on the family farm near the village of Indra. Her happy, simple life was interrupted by World War II.
Dr. Juris Bunkis
May 17, 2022