From the monthly archives:

September 2009

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Semester in North Africa – Change is Good

September 30, 2009 – During the past two weeks, the pace of life in Morocco has undergone a complete transformation. Whereas the days here once meant hunger, bad-tempered drivers, and quieter streets, daylight is now synonymous with the buzz of…

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Walla Walla Winemaker

By Lynn DeBruin
Were it wheat, Bill Schwerin, a third-generation farmer, would have known what to do. But suddenly this newbie winemaker had two tons of grapes sitting in his basement, and a bacterial action was threatening to ruin them…

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For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

“Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.” Theodore Roosevelt
September 29, 2009 – Last night’s second installment of Ken Burns’ National Parks: America’s Best Idea, brought to…

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PBS Documentary a Must See

September 28, 2009 – Watching part one last night of Ken Burns’ latest documentary, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea was almost like going to church. The episode’s spectacular scenes along with the tale of how the United States…

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Semester in North Africa – Ramadan and the Family in Morocco

Editor’s note: A junior at Boston University, Katherine Lochery is spending her fall semester in Morocco, studying Arabic; Women, Islam, and Politics; and Post-Colonial Aesthetics and Politics. Born in Britain, raised in the U.S. and in possession of a passport…

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If You Go – Golf the Emerald Isle

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Flying into Shannon provides a perfect jumping off point to some of the best golf on the island. With many flights arriving by 9 a.m. from the States, one can be at Doonbeg – just 45 minutes away –…

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Windy City Weekend

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
America’s “Second City,” blows the competition away, so given a chance for a long weekend in the coolest summer on record, I breezed on up there without thinking twice!
For lovers of architecture, art,…

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