A Mexican Adventure, Part 2 – The Grua

September 14th, 2016

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We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five contributing writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Our next Gratitude Travel Writing Award opens tomorrow September 11, 2016. We hope you will … Continued

 CLASSES: The next Beginning Handbuilding class starts on Saturday, September 10 and will meet from 10 am to 12 noon, for 6 weeks. Students  will learn techniques for working with clay such as coiling, extruding, and slab rolling, to make  bowls, cups, vases, planters and more. Glazing instruction is also included. The fee is $280 which … Continued

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, theTravel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Stacey Sloughy “I chose to participate in the travel writing awards because I’m an aspiring inspirational … Continued

Not By Bread Alone כִּי לֹא עַל-הַלֶּחֶם לְבַדּוֹ יִחְיֶה הָאָדָם. The Rio Olympics just ended. It was a thrill to watch Simone and Michael, Usain and Aly. I love the Olympics and enjoy especially hearing the stories of the athletes and their families and am inspired by the extraordinary effort and commitment that goes into … Continued

As a young boy I would run home from school every day to turn on the TV and drink in whatever show or movie was playing. It turned out all my favorite performers were veterans of the Catskills, Borscht Belt comedians, mostly Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews, who cut their teeth in the Catskills at resorts … Continued

The Various Ways You Can Tour Central Park An iconic city park planned by notable landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmstead, Central Park is one of the most notable parks in the entire world. An incredible 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide, the park takes up an area of 843 acres in one of the … Continued

Have you visited a national park lately? Did you read a book while you were there? The National Park Service (NPS) turned 100 years old yesterday! NPS oversees 412 national parks, monuments, battlefields, lakeshores, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House, covering more than 84 million acres across the U.S. In 2015, more than … Continued

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Christianne Noelle de Vera “I hope to be able to translate some of my thoughts, … Continued

It is fady to kill a lemur. The punishment is ill health, and five years in jail. Madagascar, the planet’s fourth-largest island, floats 250 miles off the east coast of Mozambique in the southwest Indian Ocean. The Afro-Indonesian people govern their lives with a series of social taboos, or fadies. And a long-time fady, rooted … Continued