FOR RENT sign tacked to post
11/04/2015
If you’re like me, you weren’t surprised to read about the Age Wave/Merrill Lynch study finding that two-thirds of retirees now say they are living in “the best home of their life.” I too am... read more
10/02/2015
SNACKS - BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Compassion is a community-based virtue that really works and makes all lives, yours and theirs, better. Great quick video from values.com, the... read more
09/30/2015
SNACKS — BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION You don't have to look to far to recognize there is enough to go around for everyone. A terrific short from values.com, the Foundation for a... read more
09/30/2015
SNACKS — BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Peer pressure to do the right thing is the kid of pressure that turns coal into diamonds. A great short from values.com, the Foundation for a... read more
kids in capes dressed as superheroes
09/30/2015
To my fellow SUPERHERO friends and family: I wanted to share some of my morning thoughts and hopefully offer some insights and/or support for you and all of us SUPERHEROES that have been BEING... read more
09/29/2015
SNACKS - BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Some manners wouldn't hurt ya! Please and thank you are worth the effort. A great short from values.com, the Foundation for a Better Life. About The... read more
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

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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
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

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