July 2011


“Cathy (Curtis) is great! Expert, personable, flexible, thoughtful, kind – what more could you want?”
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Judy DeWalt, 2011 The Valleys of Sonoma


“It may not be possible to adequately describe the peace and serenity of the gulet experience – especially with like minded people!”
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Sharon Werth, 2011 Legendary Turkey

Sharon Werth

"I enjoyed learning about Turkey and meeting new and interesting people."
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Sharon Werth, 2011 Legendary Turkey

Sharon Werth

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Sharon Werth, 2011 Legendary Turkey


“I loved being on the gulet. I found the rock formations at Cappadocia breathtaking!”

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Gladys Shaw, 2011 Legendary Turkey

Malcolm Hill

“The talks by the Consul General in Istanbul and the political history professor were highlights.”

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Malcolm Hill, 2011 Legendary Turkey

Can Feedback Loops Inspire Idle Humans to Slash Energy Consumption?

Jul 20, 2011 @ 11:22 AM

By Ellen Cohan

As environmentalists paint an ever-foreboding future, many Americans agree that reducing our collective and individual carbon footprints will be better for our planet and our wallets. However, the gap between opinion and action remains wide. A recent posited that employing positive feedback loops in our daily lives could change that. Read more »

Does Margaret Hoover Have the Answer to David Brooks' GOP Complaints?

Jul 19, 2011 @ 9:40 AM

Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks today once again used to accuse large portions of the Republican Party of not being serious about governing and being more interested in posturing and political purity than in making progress toward conservative goals. Read more »

"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »

Rafiq Dossani: Muslims of India - Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Wed, Aug 10 2011 - 6:00pm

Muslims of India: Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Rafiq Dossani, Ph.D.; Author; Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University Read more »