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Art and Creativity Tool for Educators: Heart Art mandala'verse

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 20, 2014 /
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Sometimes poetry and art can do more than soothe the soul - it can inspire! Such is the case with a new book we recently received for review.

Exploring The Ranch at Rock Creek

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 18, 2014 /
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Montana: Big Sky Country, peppered with mountains, lakes, and as much of the great outdoors as you can breathe in. It’s our fourth largest state, and includes Glacier National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, and Yellowstone National Park.

Eat Smart in Denmark (and 2 authentic Danish recipes)

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 12, 2014 /
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Denmark, although small, plays a large role in the world. Why, you may ask? Well, among many things (Vikings, Brahe, HC Anderson, Kierkegaard, Kronborg Castle of Hamlet fame), the food. Oh, the food. My aunt has traveled to Denmark for many years, and always comes back with food gifts - and food stories.

New Florence Tour Explores Power Politics of the Reanaissance

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 11, 2014 /
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Context, organizer of critically acclaimed walking tours, expands its program in Florence, with Palazzo Vecchio: Power and Prestige, a new walking tour that traces the power dynamics and social intrigue during Florence’s rise to power in the early Renaissance.

Top 10 Ways to Stay Connected Overseas

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 09, 2014 /
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You’re overseas, and while you’re trying not to overdo the connected 24/7 thing, you probably do need to stay connected to family and friends (and maybe even work?!).

Retirement Travel: Exploring the World, on Your Own Terms

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 07, 2014 /
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Retirement is great – you’re on your own clock, on your own schedule, with plenty of free time. Wait – what? What free time? Yes, retirement seems to be a code word for extra busy, since you now have time to pursue your passions.

Traverse City Wine Country: Fall Colors and the Perfect Grapes

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 06, 2014 /
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In summertime, the highlands of Michigan’s Traverse City region are thick with cherry trees, their branches bowed down with bright red fruit. But when autumn arrives, everyone’s attention turns to a different crop.

Dr. Mütter’s Marvels

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 04, 2014 /
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Get ready. This is, hands-down, the best biography I’ve ever read. It’s an intimate glance into history, medicine, change, and compassion. It’s the finely crafted life story of a man that we should know, but sadly, many of us don’t.

The Perfect Fall Colors Weekend Getaway: Traverse City

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 03, 2014 /
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Even though I am a lifelong resident of the Midwest, I’m still stunned by the gorgeous fall color extravaganza that nature puts on. Each year, we plan several getaways to fully explore the fall colors in Michigan.  The reflections of the oranges and reds on the calm, still lakes in Michigan are unsurpassed for the essence of fall beauty.

 

Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 31, 2014 /
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By now, you’ve read Francis Mayes’ Under the Tuscan Sun, seen the movie, read the sequels. But wait! There’s more! And this is one book you’ll definitely want to pick up. It’s Recipes from our Italian Kitchen: The Tuscan Sun Cookbook, by Francis Mayes and Edward Mayes.

 

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