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Attempts to speak clearly (while underwater)...and the letting go.


My intention in writing this blog has been to (hopefully, if even on the most micro of levels) help shift the ohhh-so-often all consuming lens of fear and despair that most people with these ‘dis-eases’ are seeing and moving through life within. 1,658 more words

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Discovery Capital bringing U discoveries to market

For startup companies strapped for funds, making it to product launch can take a long time. Most get there in three to five years, but for others it can take longer, even a decade. 394 more words


New device may be key to improving hearing for thousands

Implanted devices have helped people with hearing loss for many years. Most of these devices stimulate the auditory nerve associated with the cochlea, a bony inner ear structure. 472 more words


altar: holy ghost 1

today was a very different day at work. i usually go to a construction site for prospecting and then approach the contractors/project managers to establish a deal as a concrete supplier. 458 more words


Faculty research fuels record 15 startups in FY14

University discoveries often hold a lot of potential for improving people’s lives, but they aren’t ready to sell when they leave the lab. The University of Minnesota’s… 765 more words



As most of us age, we have the opportunity first hand to observe just how “interesting” life can be across its various arenas. Sometimes as we keep striving to check off items on our “to-do” lists or accomplish those important milestones on our vision boards, it can feel as if all of our hard work has been for naught. 302 more words


Hope without a reference (For Heather, my love)

Almost two weeks ago today, at 9pm PST I was dancing in the desert alone with my headphones on. I was looking up at the sky and experiencing (possibly) one of the most blissful moments of my entire life. 2,012 more words

Biotoxin Illness