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Cleverest Rock Stars In The World
By: John Stevens | Jul 29 2011
Have you ever heard of Alicia Keys graduated high school at 16, Lennox gained a prestigious scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London; Greg Graffin has a... read more
The Dark Side Of Kilimanjaro
By: Oundo Andundi | Nov 28 2007
As you climb Kilimanjaro spare a thought for the humble porter. His life is one of extreme hardship of trekking up and down the mountain carrying your supplies. No one... read more
Hello From The Ottawa River - And Reflections On City Life
By: Susanne Pacher | Aug 28 2007
So Friday I decided to head out on a kayaking weekend with my friend Leslie. This was the first time in about 8 years that I went camping again,... read more
Hello From Ibiza- Part 3
By: Susanne Pacher | Feb 28 2007
September 30, 2004, 4:15 Sitting here in an Internet Cafe in Cala Llonga on the east side of the island. We spent about 2 hours in Ibiza today,... read more
Hello From Toronto - Part 4 - An Exploration Of Toronto's West End
By: Susanne Pacher | Feb 7 2007
One of the beauties of Toronto is its diversity, the fact that hundreds of ethnic groups from all over the world congregate here in this metropolis and give their... read more
Hello From Cuba - Part 2 - Rain In Vinales
By: Susanne Pacher | Feb 7 2007
Hotel Havana Libre, Tuesday April 5, 2005, 6:24 pm So Saturday I had already planned to go to Vinales, a beautiful area in the province of Pinar... read more
Hello From Chicago - The Field Museum And Pompeii - "Stories From An Eruption"
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 12 2007
October 24, 2005 Hello from Chicago - The Field Museum and Pompeii - "Stories from an Eruption" Yesterday I got up early again and typed up my travel reports on the... read more
A Bite On The Toe Says Time To Go
By: Ron McCluskey | Jun 6 2006
One of the truly inexpensive ways to travel is with a group doing volunteer work of some type. Several years ago, my wife, oldest son and I were able... read more
I Heard About A Shark Attack
By: Hallidae Thomason | Jun 6 2006
Ever since my children were little, my husband and I have been taking them on beach vacations. So my kids have grown up with an honest love of the... read more
I Heard About Pearl Harbor
By: Hallidae Thomason | Jun 5 2006
Ihave read about Pearl Harbor in all of the history books just like my friends and neighbors. In fact, I was born just ten years after the attack. I... read more
My Little Toy Dwarf
By: Hallidae Thomason | Jun 5 2006
Iloved being a child. I loved the magic and the wonder that came with being a kid. I loved the endless hours spent playing with my brothers, sisters and... read more
I Love My Father's Chess Board
By: Analeese Burnabaker | Jun 4 2006
My father was one of my favorite people in all of the world. I have so many great memories of times with him and I loved having him as a... read more
School Lab Horror Stories
By: Ciara McGrath | Jun 4 2006
Itaught for 28 years in three schools in England and Ire When you teach chemistry in a high school you get used to strange questions and donations. Questions like, “How does... read more
Spanish Immersion Program During The Day Of The Dead In Oaxaca
By: John Slocum | May 13 2006
In the southern states of Mexico where indigenous people and their cultures thrive, the Day of the Dead is a very important syncretistic festival from October 31st November 2nd... read more
So You Wanna Have A College Degree Do Ya...Part 2
By: Arch McNab | Apr 4 2006
In the Part 1 our hapless hero has had pretty much everything that can go wrong go wrong for him on his way out the door and in to work.... read more
So You Wanna Have A College Degree Do Ya?
By: Arch McNab | Apr 4 2006
You come out of the front door of the house trailing drips of coffee and loose scraps of paper leaving the kid's screams and the wife's ‘be careful honey' in... read more
The First Harvest
By: Sara Ellis | Mar 31 2006
First responders arrived at the home initially, followed soon thereafter by paramedics. We picked up the dispatch over the radio scanner and prepared our minds and equipment in trauma... read more
Hospice Truths
By: Rita Ballard | Mar 27 2006
Ifeel a little silly when I think about the preconceived notions I had about being a comfort therapist for hospice. This was my fantasy: I would be an ‘angel of mercy',... read more
Facts vs Fantasy Or Myth In Medieval Times
By: Article Syndicators | Mar 12 2006
The mention of Medieval Times brings about visions of Knights in Shining Armor, often saving a beautiful young Maiden from the flaming jaws of a great Dragon...Or possibly,... read more
Bringing Up Baby: Communing With A Humpback Whale
By: Constance Weygandt | Mar 11 2006
Did you ever have a moment in time when you think to yourself, “This is it. This is the moment. Life just can't get any better.” And then,... read more
Night Attack
By: Damaris West | Mar 11 2006
Gemma slipped slim fingers into black leather gloves, passed a pin through her designer hat into her hair and gathered the skirts of her expensive camel coat around her.... read more
High Point Of The Day
By: Damaris West | Mar 2 2006
It probably seems strange, even sad, that the high point of my day is the journey to work. What's more we're only talking about ten minutes because,... read more
Frustrations Of Living In Italy
By: Damaris West | Feb 24 2006
Italy is famous for all sorts of things and one of them is its bureaucracy. If you take up residence in Italy, you will be blessed if the town of... read more
Wandering In The Spring Festival, China
By: Oneinabillion | Feb 4 2006
The morning starts with a bang or one bang after another, a series, a chorus - the same sound that lulled me to sleep the night before. Well,... read more
Hello From Ibiza (4)
By: Susanne Pacher | Feb 2 2006
October 1, 2004, 9:50 pm So we spent our last day here today, the last day of this truly amazing 2 week vacation. Yesterday, after our little... read more
This Just In...
By: Bill Kruse | Feb 1 2006
We are invited, this fine morning, to feel superior. As we sip our coffee and munch on our toast, we're presented with a side-dish of superiority,... read more
The Accidental Gift Basket
By: Kingston Amadan | Feb 1 2006
My husband and I recently had a baby, and family and friends have been dropping by regularly to visit and see our new addition. We live near my family,... read more
Hello From Quebec (Magog) - 1
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 29 2006
Wednesday, March 09, 2005 So I am sitting here at the Club Vacances Magog with the wind howling outside at 45+ km per hour and temperatures of about -15... read more
Hello From Quebec (Magog) - 2
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 29 2006
Sunday, March 13, 2005 So I am cheating a little, I am already back in Toronto, writing this little summary of the second half of our trip... read more
The Effects Of Having A Stutter
By: Steve Hill | Jan 28 2006
If you have difficulties with your speech, you are not alone. Latest figures state that over one percent of people in the UK suffer with a stutter or stammer.... read more
Hello From Cuba (8) - Bicycle Rides, Camellos And Cannon Shots
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Habana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 11:10 am After picking up the bicycle on Thursday, I finally took my first ride on Friday afternoon through... read more
Hello From Cuba (9) - Havana Neighbourhoods
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:30 pm Yesterday morning I had arranged to meet one of the women from the from the university, a... read more
Hello From Cuba (11) - Inside A Cuban Home
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Etecsa Telecommunications Building, Downtown Havana, Wednesday, April 13, 2005, 3:06 pm So I am sitting here in a new place and I gotta hurry since I... read more
Hello From Cuba (13) - Exploring Downtown Havana
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Habana Libre, Thursday, April 14, 2005, 3:02 pm The last few days I have spent quite a bit of time walking around downtown Havana - or... read more
Hello From Cuba (5) - Another Mind-Twisting Experience
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Havana Libre, Friday, April 8, 2005, 2:47 pm I am sitting here at one of the most famous hotels in all of Havana, after I... read more
Hello From Cuba (6) - The Student Experience And Political Insights
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Havana Libre, Friday, April 8, 2005, 3:21 pm It is such an amazing experience to live the life of a student again, after 15 years... read more
Hello From Cuba (7) - Fun And Recreation
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Havana Libre, Friday, April 8, 2005, 3:45 pm So, of course, not everything is politics, learning, philosophizing and studying languages. Life also... read more
Hello From Cuba (10) - A Country Excursion
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 28 2006
Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:45 pm After my walk through the Vedado neighbourhood, my friend Pedro came to pick me up since I... read more
When Anger Costs Too Much
By: Shannon Munford | Jan 28 2006
--Men are like steel: when they lose their temper, they lose their worth. Chuck Norris Anger makes dull men witty, and it keeps them poor. --Attributed to Queen Elizabeth I of... read more
Hello From Cuba (14) - Field Trips And Interviews
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 20 2006
Hotel Habana Libre, Thursday, April 14, 2005, 3:38 pm During the past close to 2 weeks, I have really been trying to understand Cuba, its... read more
Hello From Cuba (15) - Goodbye, Havana.....
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 20 2006
Hotel Habana Libre, Saturday, April 16, 2005, 9:51 am So my stay in the Cuban capital is rapidly coming to a close. Even the good weather seems... read more
Hello From Cuba (16) - The Final Day
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 20 2006
My god, how time flies.... I have now been back from Cuba for close to 10 days, and my reentry into the business world has been the usual:... read more
Vego's First Ride
By: Todd Mera | Jan 17 2006
ALittle Background Vego (Thoroughbred/Percheron gelding) is about 2 years old. I have spent many hours doing ground work with him. He knows how to move away from pressure, lounge,... read more
The Boy Who Caught The Horse
By: Todd Mera | Jan 17 2006
The Horse I bought Aries knowing that he had some issues. Not a problem, I like a challenge. One of the first problems we had to deal with is catching... read more
Hello From New York City (7) - The Final Day: Brooklyn's Prospect Park And Manhattan's Washington Square Park
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 15 2006
Yesterday was our last day in New York City and our flight left at 7:57 pm, so we figured we'd store our luggage at the B&B for a few... read more
Orange, The Novel - Prologue
By: Joey Silayan | Jan 15 2006
The parking lot was empty on a Saturday, and the office folk weren't at work. She had an internship interview at the Orient Square Ortigas, and I had... read more
Hello From Vancouver (3) - The Grouse Mountain Experience
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 14 2006
No visit to Vancouver could be complete without a real mountain experience. So after covering the Servas conference I left at 2 pm for downtown. To get to Grouse Mountain... read more
Hello From Vancouver (4) - A Walking Tour Through The Downtown East Side
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 14 2006
The University of British Columbia has a drop-in centre downtown in Vancouver's East side called the Learning Exchange where it provides educational opportunities to people who live and work in... read more
Hello From Vancouver - Reporting On The Canada - US Servas Conference
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 14 2006
One of the things I do for the website is I continuously search out individuals and organizations that have accomplished unusual things or made special contributions. Through my research I... read more
Hello From Rochester: Exploring Artwalk - A Fabulous Outdoor Art Experience
By: Susanne Pacher | Jan 14 2006
If you have read my articles for a while, you know that I am a visual arts lover. One of the highlights of my Rochester trip was a walk... read more
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