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Turning Forty—A Milestone or a Millstone?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
by on Living Around

I’m turning 40 this month. I really don’t know how to feel about this…I always thought 40 was old, and now that I am approaching

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It’s All German to Me! Dealing with the Language Gap

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
by on Living Around

By Stacey Walz Now I know how my kindergarteners feel. I was in Konsum, a German grocery store, in front of what I thought was

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My Eat Pray Love—A Year in Germany

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
by on Living Around

Like so many women, I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir, Eat Pray Love, with a tinge of jealousy. I didn’t envy her the pain of a

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George’s Mendes’ Aldea Focuses on the Iberian Peninsula

Sunday, April 18th, 2010
by on Dining Around

The best duck dish in the city is now being served, not in a French restaurant, but in one where the chef prepares food in

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Sharon McKenna: Making a Difference One Person at a Time

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

“One person can make a difference and every person can try.”   John Fitzgerald Kennedy In 1994, Deogratias fled the violence in his native country

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Kathy Spahn – Seeing the World

Sunday, July 12th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Go to the Helen Keller International website and you will see two startling statistics: 80 percent of world blindness is preventable and poor nutrition is

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