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Radio Free Imagine Neighborhood Invites Your Imagination to Take Flight

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”

Maya Angelou

Music for Exploring Connection

by Kerry Dexter /
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Jul 19, 2022 / 0 comments

It is summer at this writing, a summer of shifts and change and uncertainties across the world. It is a time of division, of anger.

It is also a summer, though, of seeking ways forward, and a time of looking for joy, for hope, for trust.

Music is a part of thinking about all these shifts and changes, of finding hope, of seeking perspectives that lead to peace.

Here's music to explore:

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Five Tips for First-time Travel Abroad

If you've never traveled outside the U.S., it's natural to feel overwhelmed at the prospect. But if you're well prepared, you can make this one of the most enjoyable experiences of your life. Every traveler has their own interests and travel preferences, but keeping some basics in mind can help take the worry out of the impending travel overseas. 

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Read This: Altared: A Tale of Renovating a Medieval Church in Tuscany

As anyone who has ever traveled to Italy knows, movies like Under The Tuscan Sun, Letters To Juliette, and others are simply fuel for the fire of passion that is kindled once the visitor has had a taste of La Dolce Vita. After several years, and many trips to visit friends in Tuscany, Kyle Ball decided she wanted to buy a house in the Bel paese, or the beautiful country. Inexplicably, she was moved to buy an abandoned church in a tiny village near Greve in Chianti. Further, she spent untold amounts of money renovating it.

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Phoenix

by Julie Royce /
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Jul 17, 2022 / 0 comments

The approximate 6,000 ships that have succumbed to raging storms attest to the power of the Great Lakes. As I traveled, writing and compiling information for my three-volume travel series, Exploring Michigan’s Coasts, I heard or read the tales left behind by those ill-fated ships. They add a somber, but compelling backdrop to Michigan’s waterways.

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Intercultural Communication: Overcoming Challenges

In our constantly evolving world and innovative societies, it can be hard to keep up with how different diverse cultures and peoples are becoming more and more intertwined. Globalization has increased greatly over the past ten to twenty years, mostly thanks to international business growth rates, online/technological advancements and product development outsourcing to other countries. 

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Heading to Spain? Our 5 Best Travel Tips

Spain is a hot climate with a rich culture and affordable beer—it’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Here are our 5 best tips when heading to Spain for a holiday.

Heading to Spain? Our 5 Best Travel Tips

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3 Ways to Find Extra Cash for Your Next Vacation

Travel is one of the most incredible things a person can do. The more you explore the world, the more you discover about different cultures, people, and even yourself. However, there are a number of challenges connected to traveling, too. As much as many of us would like to spend our weeks jetting around the planet, travel can be an expensive and overwhelming experience.

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Rockaway, Michigan’s Underwater Preserves, and the Michigan Maritime Museum

by Julie Royce /
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Jul 10, 2022 / 0 comments

From 7/7/22 to 7/13/22 you can get a free 386-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Sunset Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at Click the button on the sidebar and provide your email. Your email will be deleted once the book is sent. If you like the book, tell your friends and suggest they get the free PDF or buy the book on Amazon. Better yet, if you like it, write a review on Amazon. Let’s promote Michigan! 


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Texas Nonprofit Soundwaves Art Foundation Halfway To Goal Of Half A Million For Aid To Ukrainian Children

We translate the digital heartbeat of songs into one-of-a-kind artworks to raise money for nonprofits addressing the world’s most pressing problems.

Texas Nonprofit Soundwaves Art Foundation Halfway To Goal Of Half A Million For Aid To Ukrainian Children