OLLI Authors: Travel

Carolee E. Burack -
The People of Beth Israel Center - Fifty Years

Published: 2009 by Word Association Publishers.
Genre: Pittsburgh History, Religion (Jewish)
Website: http://www.bethisraelpgh.org/
Authors Note:
OLLI Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon Osher Institute (Member)

Joan Morse Gordon -
The Road Taken: A Journey in Time down Pennsylvania Route 4
Published in 2002 The Local History Company, Pittsburgh PA
Available for Purchase from Amazon.com and The Local History Company.com
Genre: Historical memoir, travel
Written: All of my books were written since I retired from the business world.
Authors Note: A fourth book ("Dream Quartet") is currently at the publisher
OLLI Affiliation: OSHER at Carnegie Mellon University (Member)

Mary Ann Miller -
Travels with a Blue Vase
More Travels with a Blue vase: A Sketchbook of Paris and Beyond
Published: 2010 and 2012 by Academy Productions, Inc.
Available for Purchase from the author at mamgam1@bellsouth.net
Genre: Travel/art/food
Website:travelswithabluevase.com & http://www.untourscafe.com/profile/bluevase
Written: After taking retirement
Authors Note: I taught art for 26 years and have been to Europe to paint for the past 16 years. I now teach Travel Sketching through OLLI three times a year and love it.
OLLI Affiliation: University of North Florida

Paul Roth -
Railroad Vistas: The Rail Landscape of Western Pennsylvania

Published in 2008 by Booksurge
Available for Purchase from Amazon.com and Heinz Western PA History Museum Giftshop/Bookstore
Genre: Illustrated travel
Written: Post-retirement project. To be followed by another (contracted) photographic book in 2010.
Authors Note: Photos of Western Pennslvania scenery with the railroad as a metaphorical object (81 pages + index. 61 color phographs, plus full-color map.)
OLLI Affiliation: OSHER at Carnegie Mellon University (Member)