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Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Culture: Vietnam: The Tet Fest

by Lorraine Godfrey It was well after dark when I arrived in Hanoi late one January evening in 2003. Coming from Bangkok, where temperatures loomed in the nineties (with equal humidity), I was prepared for the heat. I shared a cab from the airport with two locals, who directed me to the old quarter of

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Visionaries: Laura Vary, Flora Diva

by Callie Silver No one better embodies the spirit of a true Diva than Laura Vary, who spent her earliest years in Columbus, Ohio attending high school football games, crocheting, and enjoying the local ice cream. Laura...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Visionaries: Suzanne Siegel, Off To See The World

by Suzanne Siegel, Intro By Teresa Rodriguez Williamson What is that ingredient that gives some women the courage to shed the shackles of fear and dive headfirst into life? If you ask Suzanne Siegel from Atlanta, Georgia...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Culture: Confessions of an Israeli Folk Dance Addict

The type of dancing that I do is Israeli Folk Dancing. But the movements are nothing like what you might have seen at a wedding or bar mitzvah. While International Folk Dancing strives to be as authentic...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Inspiration: Africa: The Trip Before The Trip

by Jordan Smedberg When I’d first tell people I was going to Africa for two months by myself, their faces almost always twisted into an expression of horror and awe, as though they couldn’t quite decide whether...

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Culture: Reno, California: The Brightest Little City in the World

by Peng Ong It all started when my boyfriend received an offer from a relative in Reno to purchase his white Lexus. Considering the long drive from San Francisco, Ricky proposed, why not spend two days in...

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Culture: Canada: J’aime le Quebec!

by Sherrie Bakshi Although I have known French for nearly twenty years, I have never been to France or truly experienced la vie française. But this past June, while on holiday in Montreal and Quebec City, I...

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