INTOUCH Magazine

Speaking in Tongues INDEPTH | FOCUS

Speaking in Tongues

Ahead of this month’s Women’s Group seminar, Educating Your Child in a Non-Native Language, a number of Members in the know discuss the challenges and rewards of raising bilingual children.

Eight-year-old Sophie Leviton puts a spoonful of Rainbow Café peanut butter ice cream in her mouth and ponders the question. As a smile spreads across her face, the young Member replies that the best thing about being bilingual is “being able to talk to different people.”

Sky-High Adventurer INDEPTH | AVIATION

Sky-High Adventurer

Member Darshaun Nadeau on the thrills and freedom of taking to the skies.

Darshaun Nadeau visited the Mojave Air and Space Port in Southern California on a whim during a 1987 family vacation. On display was the Rutan Model 76 Voyager, the first aircraft to fly around the world without refueling in 1986.

Making a Sacred Splash INDEPTH | FESTIVAL

Making a Sacred Splash

Club Governor Michael Benner heads to Chiba each September for two colorful days of semi-naked ritual.

Every year, Michael Benner strips to the waist and surges neck-deep into the heaving waves of the Pacific Ocean, hefting a god high above his shoulders.

Return to Nature Six Degrees

Return to Nature

Member Thorsten Poehl explains how hunting has afforded him a greater appreciation for the natural world.

When I was a boy, I enjoyed hiking and sleeping in the forest and becoming one with nature. Then I became very much a city person because my profession is management. I always enjoyed the opportunity to go back to nature, and I found different ways to do that: hiking or mountain biking in the Alps in Europe.