Mary Walker Clark http://ketr.org en An unlikely place for an enlightened Hindu master http://ketr.org/post/unlikely-place-enlightened-hindu-master <p>One expects to find livestock, sprawling country vistas, and quaint little towns in Northeast Texas, but not a Hindu refuge! Mary found just that at <a href="http://siddhayatan.org/" target="_blank">Siddhayatan Tirth &amp; Spiritual Retreat</a> in Windom. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 50862 at http://ketr.org An unlikely place for an enlightened Hindu master 'Crystal Bridges' lead to art greats http://ketr.org/post/crystal-bridges-lead-art-greats <p>Alice Walton, daughter of Wal Mart magnate Sam Walton, noticed a distinct lack of art and culture around her family's hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.&nbsp; She decided to change that by founding a world-class art museum in The Natural State. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 50603 at http://ketr.org 'Crystal Bridges' lead to art greats Berlin museum opens the Iron Curtain of yesteryear http://ketr.org/post/berlin-museum-opens-iron-curtain-yesteryear <p>Propaganda by Communist regimes in Europe once succeeded in hiding details about places like East Germany from the prying eyes of world, but museum visitors can see all the details at a museum in Berlin. <a href="http://www.ddr-museum.de/en" target="_blank"> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 50277 at http://ketr.org Berlin museum opens the Iron Curtain of yesteryear Ft. Worth is worth the second visit http://ketr.org/post/ft-worth-worth-second-visit <p>It has been 10 years since Mary Clark and her family had visited neighboring Ft. Worth, and they were pleasantly surprised at the changes they found upon returning. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 49935 at http://ketr.org Ft. Worth is worth the second visit Israeli kibbutz cooperatives continue to thrive http://ketr.org/post/israeli-kibbutz-cooperatives-continue-thrive <p>During a recent trip, Mary discovered that an old way of life is still thriving along the Mediterranean Sea. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 49588 at http://ketr.org Israeli kibbutz cooperatives continue to thrive Albanian entrepreneurs serve up local Italian food http://ketr.org/post/albanian-entrepreneurs-serve-local-italian-food <p>Mary tours Italian restaurants in the region, and finds the unexpected common thread of ethnic Albanian owners at many eateries. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark & Matt Meinke 49083 at http://ketr.org Albanian entrepreneurs serve up local Italian food Let’s lunch in Nazareth http://ketr.org/post/let-s-lunch-nazareth <p>Mary made a stop in the largest Israeli city of Nazareth during a recent trip, and found an unexpected place to have a meal. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark 48870 at http://ketr.org Let’s lunch in Nazareth Space Needle still surprises in Seattle http://ketr.org/post/space-needle-still-surprises-seattle <p>At 52 years old, the Space Needle landmark still looks great for its age, and still thrills visitors on a&nbsp; daily basis. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Mary Walker Clark 48669 at http://ketr.org Space Needle still surprises in Seattle National cemeteries memorialize the fallen http://ketr.org/post/national-cemeteries-memorialize-fallen <p>There are some<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_national_cemetery" target="_blank"> 147 national cemeteries</a> in the United States, providing a final resting place for U.S. military personnel, veterans and their spouses. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:38:17 +0000 Mary Walker Clark 48412 at http://ketr.org National cemeteries memorialize the fallen Tourists find a lot to love about Slovakia http://ketr.org/post/tourists-find-lot-love-about-slovakia <p>Following the end of Communist rule, the "Velvet Divorce" of 1989 split Czechoslovakia into two separate countries: Slovakia and The Czech Republic. Mary Clark made a last minute decision to visit the city of Bratislava during a European tour. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:15:55 +0000 Mary Walker Clark 45262 at http://ketr.org Tourists find a lot to love about Slovakia