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Cross-Cultural Awareness: Through the Lens of a Cruise Ship Lecturer

I have a new gig! Although I have authored six books and been the president of a non-profit organization, the Center for Global Awareness, over the last five years, I am also starting a new position as a cruise-ship lecturer. … Continue reading

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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 3

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Twins and the Next Generation

Dr. Denise R. Ames “Twins,” I screeched. This was my first reaction to the news that my daughter, Mia, was pregnant with twins. She told me the news that she was pregnant a few months earlier but she wanted to … Continue reading

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Right in Our Back Yards!

Sometimes, if I’ve listened to too many news reports, read a news magazine cover to cover or had a political discussion with a friend, I find myself feeling pretty pessimistic about the state of the world. Looking at huge problems like the war in Syria or climate change or the inability of Congress to get anything of importance accomplished, it’s easy to feel that we the people are powerless to make a difference. We sometimes need a reminder of all the goodness in the world and all the people who are getting along with one another, working in their small corner to impact these seemingly immense problems. Continue reading

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Mother of Monarchs

I feel like a mother of monarchs!  It’s the only way I can describe the feeling of pride I have when I see one of these orange and black beauties floating by in my garden these days.  All I’ve done … Continue reading

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