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Profiles in International Education: A Compendium

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Nov 16, 2009 / 1 comments

We've been lucky enough to interview many international educators here on Wandering Educators, for our series entitled Profiles in International Education.

 

Book Review Compendium

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Apr 17, 2009 / 1 comments

Foodie Finds: Best Places To Eat Around The World

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Jul 23, 2008 / 4 comments

Foodie Finds is our unique series of Best Places to Eat in different cities around the world.

 

It arose from my love of great food in Seattle - I couldn't stop writing about the great food we'd eaten there! I expanded it to Minneapolis, and then St. Paul - also great food cities, with a plethora of fantastic food options!

 

Read This: The Moth Girl

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Jun 23, 2022 / 0 comments

The world needs more books like this! 

I recently read an extraordinary new YA novel, entitled The Moth Girl, written by Heather Kamins. Why do I make such a bold statement?

Read This: The Moth Girl

5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

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May 22, 2022 / 0 comments

Let’s be honest. It’s spring, we want to get in the water. But what to do when Lake Michigan is still quite brisk, but you can’t help yourself? 

5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

Water temps in the low 30s...

Read This: Exploring Michigan’s Coasts with Julie Royce

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May 07, 2022 / 0 comments

http://www.jkroyce.wordpress.comFrom 5/26/22 through 6/8/22, you can get a free 211-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at www.jkroyce.wordpress.com. 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.

Yinka Shonibare Wows with Extraordinarily Beautiful, Deeply Nuanced Exhibition at Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

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Apr 05, 2022 / 0 comments

One of our favorite places within Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is the art exhibition space. In an enormous complex completely devoted to art and nature, there’s so much to see here. But as you excitedly venture through the front doors and traverse the gorgeous new entryway, plan time to peruse a landmark art exhibition before heading to the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit in the conservatory (running now) or exploring the vast sculpture gardens (perhaps once we stay above freezing temps here in Michigan). 

Read This: Examining a Creative Life Well-Lived in Books By Hand

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Feb 24, 2022 / 0 comments
Have you ever known an artist that is so completely immersed in the creative life that they just glow with it…for a lifetime? Such is the case with an extraordinary artist, Gerard Brender à Brandis, whom we interviewed at his studio in Stratford, Ontario several years ago, and kept visiting whenever we were in town. (His studio is closed now, and only open by appointment.) 
 

Photographer Spotlight: Scott Youmans

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Jan 12, 2022 / 0 comments

It was a water photo that drew me in, of course. A snow-covered rock up on Minnesota’s North Shore, sun peeking through icicles, wave movement, sea smoke, the gorgeous clouds of sunrise…Minneapolis photographer Scott Youmans captured magic in that moment, and shared it with us all. 

Artist Spotlight: Erica Bradshaw

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Dec 16, 2021 / 0 comments

I first discovered an extraordinary artist, Erica Bradshaw, in a local coffeeshop (you can't be surprised!), Great Grounds Coffee. Her use of colors was not only beautiful, but made me want to stop and look more closely. Little did I know that when I explored her socials (especially her gorgeous instagram!), I would fall into an Alice-like rabbit hole of delight. 

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