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Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Culture: Costa Rica: Ziplining: Pura Vida Style!

by Cheri Eplin Traveling alone can seem like a daunting task. When you read about women such as Elizabeth Gilbert finding herself by eating, praying, and loving through exotic lands, it seems like a fanciful thought for someone else. But if you’ve fantasized about jetting off solo, no one said you had to plan the

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Inspiration: One time, at Single Life Camp

by Cheri Eplin One thing is for sure. When you become single in your 40’s, you become an instant charity for well-meaning friends and relatives. God Bless you if you were unfairly widowed or never married, but...

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

Wellness: Half Moon Bay, CA: I Left My Heart

by Cheri Eplin If Tony Bennett lost his heart in San Francisco, I found mine in Half Moon Bay. Located just 25 miles south from San Francisco, this seaside city usually boasts mild weather (with morning and...

Monday, August 14th, 2006

Inspiration: Colombia: Smiles for Village Children with Cleft Lips and Palates

by Cheri Eplin If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a group of 29 Rotarians—and one sister-in-law willing to help translate—to change the lives of 143 patients, mostly children, from the university...

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Style: Operation Spring Clean Resolution: Clearing the Clutter

by Cheri Eplin Spring is in the air! So much for new years when everyone promised to make changes to improve their lives. You know the drill: lose weight, quit smoking, and be nicer to people, blah,...

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Wellness: Scuba Do: A Diva’s Guide to Diving

by Cheri Eplin Envision a world without television, cell phones, computers, or commuter lanes. Imagine floating almost effortlessly suspended, where your only neighbors are a sea otter, a bat ray, or a rockfish, and—hopefully—your diving partner. If...

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Wellness: California, USA: Island of Angels

by Cheri Eplin If the Heavens were responsible for sprinkling magical dust upon land, Angel Island would definitely be one of the recipients. Set in the middle of San Francisco Bay a stone’s throw from Alcatraz, Angel...