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Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Visionaries: Author Holly Payne: Skywriter and World Writer

Holly Payne is a novelist and screenwriter living in San Francisco. She is the author of two novels, The Virgin’s Knot and The Sound of Blue. “The Virgin’s Knot” is the critically acclaimed story of a magically gifted Turkish woman whose faithful virgin hands create prized dowries for lucky brides, something that the weaver herself

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Brazil: Adventures in Adventure Travel

by Stephanie Block I am the worst person to write this article. My idea of an outdoor adventure is being approached by an off-leash poodle at the park near my house. Don’t get me wrong—I love the...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Chile: The Magic of Traveling Alone

by Sarah Ruether Like many women, I used to be afraid to travel alone. But when my sister fell back on her promise to show me Chile, I knew that if I wanted to go, I would...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Lake Como, Italy: Stalking George Clooney

by Kristin Pedroja Lake Como is one of the most stunning parts of Italy. Tucked into the Alps that separate Italy from Switzerland, Lake Como’s shape resembles the legs and torso of a stick figure. At the...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Valparaíso, Chile: An Urban Picasso

by Jennifer Nedeau It is hard to describe the city of Valparaíso, Chile, without using a box of crayons. The houses are of wild design and color choice: deep blue piping creeps along bright yellow homes interrupted...

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, August 14th, 2006

Inspiration: Iceland: The Warmth of Iceland

by Gloria Fallon My friend Patty and I didn’t say much as we loaded our luggage into the rental car at Keflavik Airport. We’d just landed in Iceland, and already we were silenced by the landscape. “It...

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