September 2014

 

All the content from the September, 2014, Education Empowers Women issue!

 

Cover art this month by Elise Okrend “The Old City” was created after an inspiring trip to Israel. The scene is of a passageway in the picturesque village of Safed, know for its spiritual roots and the center of Kabbala.  The painting is a reflection of one’s own spiritual journey and path leading to open doors. Pastel, 14”x20” Elise Okrend can be found painting and exhibiting her work in whiteSpace Gallery, Level 2, The Wedge Studio, 129 Roberts Street, River Arts District. Her work can also be seen in The Kress Emporium, soon to be at The Asheville Gallery of Art and online at: www.eliseokrend.com.

Cover art this month by Elise Okrend
“The Old City” was created after an inspiring trip to Israel. The scene is of a passageway in the picturesque village of Safed, know for its spiritual roots and the center of Kabbala.
The painting is a reflection of one’s own spiritual journey and path leading to open doors.
Pastel, 14”x20”
Elise Okrend can be found painting and exhibiting her work in whiteSpace Gallery, Level 2, The Wedge Studio, 129 Roberts Street, River Arts District. Her work can also be seen in The Kress Emporium, soon to be at The Asheville Gallery of Art and online at: www.eliseokrend.com.

 

FEATURES

 

Hanger Hall “School for Girls” by Catherine McClain

 

Katherine Morosani by Beth Browne

 

Teaching Creativity by Katey Schultz

 

Former UNCA Chancellor Anne Ponder by Frances Figart

 

SHE Has Arrived by Virginia Kaufmann

 

The Healing Place II – Rape Crisis Center by Mary Ickes

 

Swannanoa Valley Museum by Roberta Binder

 

Designing Education by Kelly Pearce

 

DEPARTMENTS

 

Opinion

 

Words From The Editor by Sandi Tomlin-Sutker

 

Meet Our Advertisers: Wes Beach, Learning Improvement Center

 

Meet Our Advertisers: Gerri Critikos, Mentors Matter

 

Meet Our Advertisers: Ted Riskin, Relationship Mechanic

 

Cosmicomedy: School Daze by Lavinia Plonka

 

Funny, Isn’t It? by Jeanne Charters

 

 

Common Sense Health

 

Brain Health: Preventing Dementia & Alzheimer’s by Maureen “Mo” McDonnell

 

Currency Corner & Home Space

 

Becoming Confident with Money by Laura McCue

 

Food For Thought

 

Is it a Seed, a Grain, a Nut or a Bean? by Sandy McCall

 

Mindfully Yours

 

That Extra Spark by Judith Toy

 

Minding Her Own Business

 

Become a Business Magnet: Harmful Sales Strategies by Saralyn Collins

 

Women, Spirit, Money: Vocation Motivation by Sherri McLendon

 

Pet Care Corner

 

African Grey Parrots by Animal Hospital of North Asheville

 

Words By Women

 

Mama’s Vines: A Poem by Bonnie Jo Schell

 

Three Poems by Ana Pattacini

 


Me Now – Who Next? by Angela Leigh Tucker
reviewed by Mary Ickes

 

 

 

Sandi Tomlin-Sutker
Written by Sandi Tomlin-Sutker