Archive for September, 2013

Bronze Award in Culture and Ideas: Pricier than Prada

Friday, September 13th, 2013

By Peggy Jaffe At first I ignore the mail piled in the foyer, take my shoes off, and absorb the warmth of the terra cotta floor. Outside the living room window, a carpet of dandelions welcomes me like a light parade. How I love being in Tuscany in May—the lavender-laced air, hills stretching skyward, birds […]

Silver Award in Culture and Ideas: Cuba Libre

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

By Jessica Dur Taylor It’s not that we hadn’t fallen in love with Cuba, her slender crocodile figure and rhythmic hips, her bawdy street corners and crumbling veneer. We had. We’d been all the way to her furthest tip, braving a five-hour bus ride over the sumptuous mountain curves, to Baracoa, where Christopher Columbus first […]

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