SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS MAY 2020

Let's Move!

InterPlay Atlanta’s Sustaining International Sisters (SIS) met online for its first Saturday for the second time since the 2020 quarantine began.

Countries represented were Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Pakistan, China, Korea, Turkey, Italy, England, Venezuela, Philippines, Panama and the United States.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS APRIL 2020

Welcome Spring!

Sustaining International Sisters: InterPlay Atlanta. We did it! In this time of physical distancing, SIS met, InterPlayed, and stayed together for 2.5 hours establishing a warm group body.

Present online were women from Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Jamaica, Pakistan, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Philippines, and Argentina as well as American women from Atlanta, Seattle and Boston.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS MARCH 2020

Happy International Women's Day!

Celebrating International Women’s Day! More than 20 women from 10 different countries came together for 2 hours of InterPlay and a feast of international dishes at our potluck afterwards.

Represented countries were Colombia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Guinea, China, Mexico, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Pakistan, and the United States.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS FEBRUARY 2020

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day from InterPlay Atlanta’s Sustaining International Sisters (SIS). Approximately 20 women gathered for play and potluck with Ruth Schowalter and Canan Arikanon the first Saturday of February. Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and the United States were represented by our SISters.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS JANUARY 2020

Happy New Year!

More than 20 of us InterPlayed together on this rainy day in Georgia! Women from Turkey, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Colombia, China, Jamaica, South Korea, and the United States spent from 10:00 to past 1:00 together, talking, moving, creating, and eating.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS DECEMBER

Celebrating the gifts of 2019!

Women from around the world came together for an evening of connection, learning, and inspiration in the home of a Turkish SISter, Guldane, in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA.

 

After feasting on delicious international foods, SISters engaged in 90 minutes of InterPlay telling stories about 2019 and whatever else came up as they paired with different partners, moved, spoke in made up languages and relaxed.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS NOVEMBER

Time & The Day of the Death!

Playing around with Time - from the ordinary to the extraordinary and remembering our ancestors! November’s Sustaining International Sisters (SIS) played around with themes of time and the Day of the Dead. Women from Mexico, South Korea, Colombia, Bulgaria, Iran, Turkey, Italy, Brazil and the United States came together.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS OCTOBER

Happy Birthday!

Happy 1st Birthday to InterPlay Atlanta’s Sustaining International Sisters (SIS). Nearly 35 women from Turkey, Colombia, Brazil, UK, Italy, Bulgaria, China, South Korea, Brazil and the United States came together to learn from and inspire one another on this first year anniversary of SIS.

 

We were able to also celebrate the 30th Anniversary of InterPlay. Thanks Phil Porter and Cynthia Winton-Henry for InterPlay.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS SEPTEMBER

Fall & Let it go!

Sustaining International Sisters (SIS) met on September 7th to play around with the change that Fall brings us.

 

We had 20 Sisters from Bulgaria, Japan, Turkey, Iran, Italy, and the United States join us for play and potluck. Connections were made!

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS AUGUST

Flower Power!

InterPlay Atlanta’s Sustaining International Sisters (SIS) is grateful to the Dancing Flowers for Peace for guest facilitating our August 2019 gathering in Decatur.

 

We had more than 35 women in attendance, some familiar faces and others first timers. Countries represented were Turkey, China, Brazil, Colombia, Bulgaria, and the United States.

 

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS JULY

Celebrating Creativity! 

In July 2019 SIS gathering participants were invited to bring and share their creative work. After 90 minutes of InterPlay exploring the topic of creativity and what we want to say "YES" to, during our potluck we deepened our connections through show and tell.

 

We had 28 women come together. Countries represented were China, South Korea, Turkey, UK, and the United Sates. 

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS JUNE

Celebrating Summer & Father's Day! 

June 2019 gathering of Sustaining International Women (SIS) brought together 23 women from Turkey, Taiwan, Brazil, Spain, China, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Colombia, and the United States. For more than 3 hours we gathered for a "play and potluck."

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS MAY

Break the Fast!

InterPlay Atlanta's Sustaining International Sisters met together on Saturday, May 18th, 2019, to break the fast with their Turkish Muslim sisters. More than 30 women from Pakistan, Israel, Canada, Libya, China, Brazil, Spain, Ecuador, Turkey, Iraq and the United States came together at one of the Turkish SIS InterPlayer's home in Alpharetta, Georgia.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS APRIL

Regrow!

We played around with the concept of restoration! Such inspiring words as revive, rejuvenate, and recreate offered ways to rejoice in celebrating Spring and new beginnings!

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS MARCH

International Women's Day!

Yes! YES! to connections through play and potluck! March 2nd was rich with sharing our stories and food from around the world. Women from Ecuador, China, Mexico, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Colombia, and the United States gathered for three hours on the first Saturday of the month.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. We are grateful to Bonney Schowalter, who graciously sponsored the costs for this February SIS.

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

SIS FEBRUARY

Love!

What is “ordinary courage”? Think of the root of courage being “cor” or heart. To speak and listen with our hearts then might be said to be ordinary acts of courage. We engage in 90 minutes of InterPlay and then share delicious homemade dishes. 

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SIS JANUARY

Welcome 2019!

Sustaining International Sisters brought in the New Year through play and meal sharing. May we continue to connect, inspire and learn from each other in the upcoming year. Thank you Phil Porter and Cynthia Winton-Henry for the grace that InterPlay offers.

  

SIS DECEMBER

Saying Good-bye to 2018

Sustaining International Sisters came together on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10 AM – 1 PM, at the Little Five Point Community Center Cafe, Atlanta. 26 sisters attended from Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Kuwait, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

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SIS NOVEMBER

Expressing Gratitude

Sisters came together on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10 AM – 1 PM, at the Little Five Point Community Center Cafe, Atlanta. 32 sisters attended from Bulgaria, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, Korea, Mexico, Turkmenistan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. 

SIS OCTOBER

Self-Awareness

Sisters came together on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10 AM – 1 PM, at the Istanbul Cultural Center, Alpharetta 23 sisters attended from Brazil, Canada, China, Iran, Turkmenistan, Turkey, United States.

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