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The Best Summer Vacation, Twice a Day

The Best Summer Vacation, Twice a Day

The most famous song about Summer, written by George Gershwin for the famous Broadway musical Porgy and Bess, includes the lyrics "Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Every year, we all look forward to a relaxing summer. And then… reality sets in. Home with the kids...

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Mother Nature’s Emissaries

Mother Nature’s Emissaries

Jane is walking down the street, lost in her thoughts, when suddenly she hears someone cry out. Turning toward the sound, she sees that an elderly man has fallen on the road. She runs toward him and finds that he needs help. It so happens that Jane is a physician, and...

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Roz Savage: Rowing Three Oceans Alone

Roz Savage: Rowing Three Oceans Alone

Roz Savage is a woman who doesn’t do anything halfway. A lawyer trained at Oxford University, by her early thirties she was married, had a promising career as a management consultant in London’s financial district, and owned a big home and a sports car. Yet she was,...

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From Taiwan to Iowa: Dr. Ayako Huang

From Taiwan to Iowa: Dr. Ayako Huang

I recently met Dr. Ayako Huang. I was so impressed by her joyful brightness, her calm, her purposefulness and her intelligence, that I asked for an interview on her life and goals. Ayako, whose life followed a unique path from Taiwan to Iowa, is currently the Director...

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