09/29/2015
SNACKS — BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Sportsmanship. The easiest choice doesn't imply it is the best choice. Great moment from values.com, the Foundation for a Better Life.... read more
09/28/2015
SNACKS — Bite-sized Portions of Inspiration All any of us need is a little encouragement. Quick hit from values.com and the Foundation for a Better Life. About The Foundation for a Better... read more
09/21/2015
Cooking with the freshest ingredients (that need dispatching as part of the recipe) from the local, non-touristy market, guarantees delicious results. Follow up the hot chillis on a hot day with a... read more
batman logo on front of black car
09/16/2015
The news about Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in the 2016 release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice certainly keeps the interwebs in a tizzy. The new Dark Knight seems to eclipse all... read more
bundle of sharpened pencils
09/09/2015
I’ve known Tom Kellogg for several years—was lucky enough to work with him creatively when I was running a theatre space in Los Angeles, then social media brought us back into one another's... read more
Shot @ Life logo and photos of children
09/02/2015
I know vaccinations are an issue of some contention and emotions run high about the issue. Most of all, regardless of a parent or guardian's stance, I know kids hate shots. In addition, I... read more
women and children of Rajasthan standing on stone wall
08/26/2015
For more than 40 years, a group of steadfast individuals in India have endeavored to live, inspire, and uplift while modeling their work on the words of Gandhi. Barefoot College works with the... read more
close up of man's hand on luggage handle
08/18/2015
Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best–the ones that make you hit yourself in the head like a V-8 commercial and wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” When Rebecca and Scott Rothney took a... read more
stacks of tintype family photos
08/12/2015
I got the results of a DNA test yesterday. It was intriguing to read a very broad, if not downright vague analysis, of my ethnic genetic make up. Wondrous stories derived from a vial of... read more

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Jenny Buccos of Project Explorer
08/05/2015
Are you ready to fall in love? Seriously, the work of this organization gets it right on every single level and is inspiring in such a refreshing and deeply important way. ProjectExplorer.org’s... read more
Dominique Callimanopulos and elephants
07/22/2015
This is another interview with somebody who has taken on making a huge change in the world while also creating a path for us to do the same. I met Dominique Callimanopulos in a simple desk-side... read more
mentoring at student hackathon
07/15/2015
Today, July 15, is World Youth Skills Day. The United Nations declared this day as an annual marker to inspire better socio-economic conditions for the youth of the world and addressing the life... read more
closeup camera lens
07/08/2015
We’ve had a friend visiting this week, so of course we’ve snapped some iPhone shots of the dogs and a few landscape views. That’s about as deep as I get into photography much of the time, using it as... read more
Relief Riders International
07/01/2015
Changers Profiles are interviews with  “Agents of Change,” folks who have done or are doing astounding work making a difference in lives or sometimes providing the structure and opportunity... read more
computer mouse
06/30/2015
Today, June 30, the clocks of the world will add one more second than usual to our day. It is time for the addition of a Leap Second to allow recorded time, known as “Coordinated Universal Time... read more
elephants in Thai sanctuary
06/24/2015
After a couple days of exploring Chiang Mai, Thailand, Danielle and I were whisked away on our volunteer experience to the Elephant Nature Park (http://www.elephantnaturepark.org/) for six... read more
honeybee busy pollinating sunflower
06/17/2015
The reports get more and more threatening every day, portending a genuine doomsday situation when it comes to our world’s honey bees. It seems over a million healthy colonies of bees are dying out... read more
06/10/2015
April 25th 2015  As we rocked our class the biggest earthquake in 80 years rocked Nepal. Our volunteer efforts were refocused from here on out until we left Nepal.  VIN (Volunteers... read more

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