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Foreign Language Resource for People with Disabilities

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 28, 2008 /
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New Resource Provides Easier Access to Foreign Languages for People
who are Blind

It's finally here! Have you had students with disabilities in your

Fall at Lake Michigan

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 24, 2008 /
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If you know me, you know that I LOVE water. My favorite body of water? Lake Michigan. There's something so timeless about the big lake. Huge waves, small lapping waves, kid playing, surfers, kiteboarders, swimmers - it is just lovely. And, no salt - just fresh, clear water.

 

Here are a few photos from a recent trip to Lake Michigan. The water is too cold to swim, now, and the air is so crisp that the colors seem to pop out even more. The beach was deserted.  These photos were taken up by our cottage, in Onekama, Michigan.

 

Kalofagas: Greek food and beyond...

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 24, 2008 /
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My mom just got back from a trip to Greece for three weeks this summer, visiting my aunt.  She came back and we've been eating such delicious foods since then - Greek salad, bougatsa...

Nancy D Brown's What a Trip: an Incredible Travel Blog

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 22, 2008 /
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Magnificent Michigan Renaissance Festival Costumes

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 21, 2008 /
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Yesterday we went to the Michigan Renaissance Festival, in Mt. Holly. I'd never been to one - and it was so much fun! Our daughter has written about it here.

Living Archaeology in Rome with Context Travel's Alvaro Higueras

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 18, 2008 /
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Global Gear: Air Wear's Jason Solarek talks world travel, art, and love of place

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 13, 2008 /
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Always on the lookout for cool products for our Wandering Educators, we recently partnered with Air Wear Designs. Created by artist Jason Solarek, this is such a fun product line - airport codes on hats, tshirts, messenger bags (my personal favorite), notebooks, tote bags, and mugs. Jason has personally designed over 90 airport codes for these products.

Fresh Summer Italian Gourmet Pasta

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 13, 2008 /
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Art History and Architecture in Paris with Context Travel's Peter Miller

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 08, 2008 /
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Venetian Art and Social history with Context Travel's Susan Steer

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 04, 2008 /
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One of our very favorite organizations in the world of travel is Context Travel. We've interviewed them before, and I am always impressed by the scholarly tone that they bring to travel.

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