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Stories by Donne Tempo Staff

Make A Wish Foundation: Bringing hope and joy

By Carla Ledbetter, specifically for Donne Tempo.  ALEXANDRIA, La, December 9, 2010. The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a child’s wish every 40 minutes. David Williams, President of Make A Wish Foundation: “Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions…We’ve evolved into an organization that grants a child’s ...

One in six Americans needs help with food and groceries

By Carla Ledbetter, specifically for Donne Tempo. ALEXANDRIA, La January 7, 2011— Feeding America works to help the one in six Americans who now needs help to obtain food and groceries. Feeding America, formally known as America’s Second Harvest, is our nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. They work with a wide network of some 200 food ...

Who is John Galt? Atlas Shrugged.

In Atlas Shrugged part one, devotees of author Ayn Rand finally get to hear the question, “Who is John Galt?” at their local movieplex

Tax Day killjoy!

Tax day is April 18th as April 16 is Emancipation Day in Washington, because April 16 falls on Saturday this year, the D.C. holiday will be celebrated on Friday, April 15. So on this April 18th, not 15th, Barack Obama will rob productive Americans blind and give the money to a bunch of liberal deadbeats who will then deliver him votes in 2012 by any means necessary.

The high cost of driving

by Mario Salazar, special to Donne Tempo Magazine MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Maryland, April 13, 2011 — Last night while half-listening to the news, I caught something about how expensive it was to fuel big SUVs. In the interviews that were done in the report, several persons complained about the expense, but they also indicated how much ...

We’ve got the check President Obama!

by T. J. O’Hara, special to Donne Tempo Magazine RANCHO SANTA FE, CA., April 14, 2011 – In something reminiscent of the start of the Indianapolis 500 and with a presidential election year on the horizon, the budgetary debate starts with: “Ladies and gentlemen, start your name-calling.” Why can’t the Democrats and Republicans just focus on ...

Innisbrook, Palm Harbor, Fl. – More than Golf

Palm Harbor, Florida (June 2010) ­— When Sheila Crump Johnson, Salamander Hospitality, purchased the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club she did more than re-store the resorts four-championship golf courses. She created an incredible family fun vacation destination, even if you never step foot on the course greens. Guests will find pleny of nature walks, incredible ...

Caye Caulker: Belize Island Paradise

By Julie Becker and Christian Toto Turquoise blue waters welcome you before your plane even lands. Glancing out the window, dark green tones standout amid the sparkling blue green expanse. Those darker areas provide a first glimpse to anextensive barrier reef, which stretches about 185 miles and was heralded by Charles Darwin as “the most ...

Galapagos: Eco-wonderland

Our destination was the Galapagos Islands and our flight was to depart at 9:30 AM. I couldn’t have been more excited about getting out of dreary-cold-rainy-high altitude Quito.

Artist interview: Jason T. Wright

The world is filled with artists. Some of them demand our attention. Jason Wright is an artist who demands our attention, whose passion for life speaks boldly from the panels on which he paints. There is a depth in his landscape series that opens one to a new vision. There is a starkness, a visceral impact. Spend time listening to ...