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Ironic Japan

BY NINA LEHMAN
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 18, 2019

Nina Lehman discusses the paradox between a conservative culture as found in Japan and its sex industry, the largest in the world.

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Mogotes and Tobacco in Cuba

BY GRIFF FASSETT
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 18, 2019

The Mogotes are the strange geological structures that push up out of the earth and are found in the Vinales, Cuba valley.  Griffis Fassett explores the connection between the Mogotes and the famous cigar tobacco grown there.

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5 Assignments

BY GEOFFERY HOWARD
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 18, 2019

In the early 2000’s, Geoffery Howard and his wife, Carol,went on 5 different 2-month assignments to work with non-profits in 5 different countries. "We got involved with everything from irrigation to gorillas, orphans to sex workers." These are those stories.

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A Week in Old Minto, Alaska

BY ROSLYN FASSETT
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 18, 2019

Roslyn Fassett lived a week in Old Minto, Alaska, in the woods near the Tanana river in an Athabaskan fish camp. The natives once were migratory hunters who camped there in the season of the returning salmon.

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I Love Roz Chast

BY PAMELA BREEMAN
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 18, 2019

Pam Breeman shares her love and endless fascination with the wit and art of the cartoonist, Roz Chast.

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Berkely 1969

BY DONNA SPECTOR
IN WARWICK

Berkley 1969 was a tumultuous time of protests, demonstrations, theater, music, and parades. Donna Spector’s theater troupe, Dementia, performed with rock bands like Country Joe and the Fish and the Grateful Dead in political and satirical improvs.

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The Secrets of Gingerbread

BY VANESSA GREELEY
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

Vanessa Greeley shares details in her making of a gingerbread house for the National Gingerbread competition.  

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Peaceful Parenting:  Effective, Empowered, Responsive

BY MARJI ZINTZ
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

Noticing that many parents struggle with their children's challenging behaviors and that they'd like to find an approach that doesn't erode the relationship, Marji Zintz talks about why she learned to parent the way she did and the benefits of her approach.

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Moving to Costa Rica...leaving a well worn path and entering a new terrain

BY JUDITH DUBOFF
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

Judy Duboff, an art therapist, and potter, a longtime resident of the Warwick, NY area and owner of Amity Arts Workshop has relocated to Atenas, Costa Rica with her husband Bill. She is renaming her business Amity Arts Without Walls and is exploring her new possibilities and her new country.

 

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The Life andTimes of Dr. Thelonious Tinker, Cosmic Archeologist

BY DAVID HORTON
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

For the last 25 years, David Horton has been at work developing a complete ersatz archive of the notebooks and inventions of a fictional character, Dr. Thelonious Tinker, Cosmic Archeologist.  This talk will preview a soon to be published book by the same title.

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Horse Appraisals

BY CHRISTINE ROLANDO
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

And expert in appraising horses, Christine Rolando shares what she is noticing.

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One Life

BY HARVEY GREENWALD
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

In trying to save a tree, Harvey Greenwald found a mutual relationship.

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