Talloires Painter, Suzanne Lansé – 1898–2002

Talloires Painter, Suzanne Lansé – 1898–2002

        When Suzanne Lansé died on January 16th, 2002 at a nursing home in Veyrier-du-Lac, France, more than 103 years of life quietly came to a close. Her death turned out the lights on an extraordinary century of living. The golden glow of those...
Rescuing The Prieuré

Rescuing The Prieuré

How Mr. Mac Restored His 11th Century Dreamhouse in France “I wanted something Donald could do after he was 70—something that would be a passion for him.” Thus Charlotte MacJannet explained their purchase of the abandoned and badly rundown thousand-year-old...
Remarkable Odyssey of MacJannet Alumnus, Alan Reeves

Remarkable Odyssey of MacJannet Alumnus, Alan Reeves

The remarkable Odyssey of Alan Reeves, MacJannet alumnus DAN ROTTENBERG At first glance, 88-year-old Alan F. Reeves of La Jolla, Calif., has little in common with 18-year-old Guillaume Vincent of the Annecy suburb of Seynod. They’ve never met and probably never will,...
Keys to the MacJannets’ Impact on Young Lives

Keys to the MacJannets’ Impact on Young Lives

The MacJannets’ radical educational experiment BY GEORGE HALSEY Just what made the MacJannets so special? Alumni and friends of the MacJannets’ various programs, like me, have wrestled with this knotty philosophical question ever since Donald MacJannet died in 1986 at...