Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

July 9th, 2009 - 9:37 am § in 1. Stories, Health

Wine Everyday

By Caitlin Chaffee            It is almost six o’clock in the evening. This is the time for wine and good conversation with friends at Alimentare Cafe. As constant as the river flowing through this small town, a small group of older men come together each day around this time to discuss [...]

July 9th, 2009 - 8:10 am § in Health

Seeing Cagli Through the Lens of Tai Chi

by Carrie Root Eight pair of bare feet skim across the damp grass of the monastery lawn, unleashing the smell of mint and awakening the senses. Friends greet each other with hugs and kisses on the cheeks as birds chirp cheerfully from nearby trees. The air cracks with the clanging of the monastery b[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 8:02 am § in Health

Strength in Unity

by Monica Jennings At any moment in Cagli, Italy, one may be greeted with a genuine smile that nourishes the soul.  From the cafes and bars lining the city’s center to the small shops and markets peeking between homes and office buildings of the narrow streets, the faces of the Cagliese are joyou[...]