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Onward and Upward - Profile

January:
ONWARD AND UPWARD

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"We had an idea as to what it was going to be like. It turned out to be completely different." Up they went. Onward they moved. Up, up and up. At last, at 14,411 feet, they...

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Reaching Across the World - Profile

April:
REACHING ACROSS THE WORLD

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There are Seven Wonders of the World. Any given year, that list adapts to reflect the latest all-natural or man-made beauties. Yet something that has yet to be honored is the people who inhabit this...

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Showtime - Profile

July:
SHOWTIME

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KIM WILLIAMS "When my tongue goes numb in a race, I know I'm going fast. Really fast." Kim is 15, and soon, she'll be in Nebraska swimming with the sharks—past Olympians and...

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Hurricanes and Whisperers - Profile

October:
HURRICANES AND WHISPERERS

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DeAnn never stops smiling. She talks about physical and emotional pain, but all the while, a grin is spread wide across her face. As she relives the trauma of chemotherapy and the fear she would only...

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Idea In Hand - Profile

February:
IDEA IN HAND

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Pent-up energy can lead to a lot of things. It can lead to excessive cleaning, a four-hour workout or even a craft project that Martha Stewart would be jealous of. It can lead to aching joints...

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Locked Up - Profile

May:
LOCKED UP

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"They've made every mistake possible," Byron said. "They're there. They're convicted." The inmates at Monroe Correctional Complex in Washington are, simply...

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Challenging Poseidon - Profile

August:
CHALLENGING POSEIDON

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No boat. No motor. No sitting. Nope, nothing more than an EPS (expanded polystyrene) board and a single paddle. And 27 miles of rough waters and unpredictable swells. But for 24-year-old Brandon...

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In Good Spirits - Profile

November:
IN GOOD SPIRITS

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She's not just the coach. Nope, Cindy Pardee is also a psychologist, a mom, a doctor, a hairstylist and a purse. Sounds impressive, which it is, considering she wears all these different hats while...

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The Storyteller - Profile

March:
THE STORYTELLER

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Everyone has a part to play. A few take on many roles. A handful take them all. They're not greedy; they're simply determined. And perhaps, a little nutty, but creativity is nothing if not eccentric....

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Thomas and the Chocolate Factory - Profile

June:
THOMAS AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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tom has a sweet tooth. Tom is also surrounded by chocolate. It's the perfect formula. Or perhaps, a perpetual temptation. But when prepared with careful attention to detail, chocolate doesn't always...

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Making Memories - Profile

September:
MAKING MEMORIES

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It may not steal a soul, but it does capture a moment. One quick click, and time stops. One quick click, and a piece of you is forever frozen in a time and a place. A memory has just been made....

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