Tina Traster, Writer
Inside Magazine - Spring 2007
Baseball is not and never has been our passion. So friends thought it was odd that we as a family planned a weekend excursion to Cooperstown, N.Y. -- best know as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
"Cooperstown is Americana," I explained. It's an intact Colonial village set on a glimmering lake in rural upstate New York. And on this particular weekend, we would see the sweet pastoral life in living color at the Farmers' Museum, an authentically recreated 1845 farm village with heritage breeds, a blacksmith, printer, cheesemaker and other artisans who help create a bygone era. Read Story (PDF)
Boca Magazine - September/October 2002
My husband and I paused to drink in the painterly autumn vision. But instead
of breaking out the picnic our hoteliers packed for us -- smoked salmon, roasted
pepper focaccia sandwiches, homemade brownies and a bottle of Chardonnay -- we
decided to save it to enjoy amid another type of splendor.
Time-Out New York - July 6, 2000
On a sun-soaked May morning last spring, a piercing two-minute siren brought Israel to a halt, as it does every year on the Nation's Remembrance Day. People everywhere stood in silence, heads bowed, to commemorate soldiers who have died for the country, including those who perished during Israel's capture of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six Day War of 1967. Read Story (PDF)
Fox News - October 4, 2000
Jacques Bon grinds the rickety quatre x quatre (four-by-four) to a
halt and peals with delight. "Look, his mouth is full of milk," he says,
pointing to the frothy-lipped calf that has ambled to the side of the car.
The Bergen Record - January 21, 1996
San Miguel de Allende wakes up slowly.
It's after 9 a.m. on a Tuesday, and shopkeepers brush brooms along rough cobblestone streets around the main square. A shoeshine man waits for a pair of dusty shoes to buff. An Indian woman, wrapped in a blue-fringed shawl, hobbles toward the plaza, a tub of freshly cut flowers on her shoulder. Read Story (PDF)