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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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The Unsung Poet of WW I

BY PATRICIA DEBRUHL
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Patricia DeBruhl speaks of the Welsh poet Hedd Wyn (Blessed Peace) who died on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917. He was posthumously awarded the bard’s chair at the 1917 National Eisteddfod.

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Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change with Landscape

BY EDITH KATZ
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Edith Katz, landscape architect, discusses projects and techniques from around the globe  which demonstrate the range of functions that landscape can perform to counter the effects of climate change.

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Music and the Mountain

BY JAMES EMERY
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

James Emery presents PechaKucha with a twist. Instead of speaking, guitarist Emery has composed miniature musical works which he performs along with the images of the Rocky Mountains.

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Hurt of the Antarctic

BY ROGER DOWD
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Roger Dowd  combines storytelling with the use of traditional and new media to create fanciful images that often parody nineteenth century artistic styles. The interrelated pieces form a work of historical fiction and fantasy celebrating the exploits of an imaginary polar explorer, Edward Hurt. He will discuss the real life inspirations for his project as well as his creative processes.

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Tuvalu: Paradise or Doomed?

BY NINA LEHMAN
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Nina Lehman speaks about the country Tuvalu where she spent a month and a half on a project about climate change. Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world and is thought to be one of the first to go underwater due to sea level rise. Her presentation will touch on what she expected to see in the country versus what it is actually like.

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The Magic of Africa

BY SARA DE MAINES KEARNS
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Sara de Maine Kearns speaks of her life as a world-wide traveler who now organizes African Safaris.  She shares her passion for Africa, its wildlife and people.

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