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Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: New York, USA: Jackson Five, Terrorists Nothing

by Stephanie Block Where were you on 9/11? I know where I was- on a secret trip to NYC. It didn’t stay secret very long… Crack, crack. Boom, boom. The pyrotechnic canons exploding to Slash’s guitar solo at the 30th Anniversary Michael Jackson concert at Madison Square Gardens? Actually, sadly, the onomatopoetic explanation detailed, to

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Costa Rica: Roughing It

by Emma Introduction by Patti Mangan: Emma has been traveling the world since she was two. I know—I was there at the airport when she threw up all over her mother before boarding her first flight to...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Happy Jewish New Year!

by Stephanie Block It’s that time of year again, to say good-bye to good, old 5764 and welcome 5765. It’s the Jewish New Year! The Jewish calendar is a little bit at odds with the Gregorians of...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Visionaries: Dr. Wangari Maathai: Diva Visionary and Nobel Laureate

by Stephanie Block In a gilded conference room at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate, stepped up to the podium to speak. Bedecked in traditional dress and welcomed with a standing ovation, her entrance...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Vietnam: In Vietnamese, Bong Means Flower

by Shanti Sosienski When I went to Vietnam two years ago, I was often a distant observer. I breathed in the scent of the Pho soup that was carefully prepared at the corner noodle shack, but I...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Visionaries: Women Rock the Nobel Nomination Process!

by Stephanie Block Dr. Margo Okazawa-Rey is not messing around. She and her international team have nominated one thousand women for 2005’s Nobel Peace Prize. A grand; one large; a ‘g.’ Dr. Okazawa-Rey is the coordinator for...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Europe: Travel Advice From A Savvy Expat

by Kristin Pedroja Kristin is obsessed with exploring. Perhaps it was her upbringing in Wichita that got her dreaming of yonder from a tender age, but wanderlust had her in its clutches as soon as she saw...

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