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Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Inspiration: Global Volunteering Vacations

by Judy Strobel CONSIDERING A “VOLUNTEER VACATION” OVER SPRING BREAK? Resolve to Help, Rather than Harm When Abroad, NGO Cautions A leading international volunteer service organization offers study abroad and other potential “vacation volunteers” important tips to avoid cultural exploitation abroad. At the top of the list: Put your personal agenda aside, advises Global Volunteers.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Inspiration: Mexico: Listless in Ek Balam

by by Jennifer Anthony Everyone loves a vacation. But for list lovers (aka Listlubbers) such as myself, it is bliss, a chance to indulge my love and slightly manic preoccupation of constructing: • Catalogs; • Inventories; •...

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Inspiration: One Cup of Sugar, Several Chords of Classical Music Creates Elizabeth Podsiadlo, San Diego’s Opera Singing Chef

by Alexa Trotta Elizabeth Podsiadlo is busy coloring. She’s helping her eight-year-old daughter with a school project, but that doesn’t mean she’s unavailable for a quick chat. Podsiadlo is good at multi-tasking and as of now this...

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Inspiration: The 50-Plus Triathlete (or, I may be slow, but I’m not last)

by Mary Leigh Burke I never used to be much of an athlete. My current co-workers would be shocked to hear me say that – since I’m now known as the office athletic fanatic. I spent most...

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Visionaries: Holly Houk, Illustrator of VIVA TANGO DIVA

Holly began drawing at a very young age. After a failed attempt to launch a fashion magazine at age 8 (her parents declined to pay the $15 cover price) she remained undaunted. Since that time, she has...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Climb Every Mountain: Visionary Alice Hiatt

Alice Hiatt is an extraordinary woman. One of the top three finalists of this year’s Diva Visionary contest, she is a humanitarian, mountain adventurer, educator and healer. This Visionary is all heart, and soul. Raised in southern...

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Visionaries: Author and Mother Road Warrior: Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Stephanie Elizondo Griest has mingled with the Russian Mafiya, polished Chinese propaganda, and belly danced with Cuban rumba queens. These adventures are the subject of her award-winning memoir: Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and...

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