“To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child a garden patch or [...]
…you’ve got to watch this video of Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard brain scientist, describe the experience of having a stroke. Listen to what she says about the left and right sides of the brain…and where the potential to become perceptive lies. You can read more at her web site.
Wow! I just finished this book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, and am fascinated by the story. It begins with the life of William in Malawi and ends with how his curiosity and persistence led to life changing events. And all of it is wondrous. From the descriptions [...]
Yesterday I attended a luncheon held by a new friend that I haven’t known very long and don’t yet know very well. The invitation read: I’m organizing a lunch for the most interesting women I’ve met recently on Sept 25 (Friday) at my house. Could you come? As it turns out, I think that none [...]