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Heeding The Call: Why Following Your Passion Matters

Every single one of us has a passion for something. Perhaps you know it deep down, perhaps you’re still trying to figure it out. Maybe it’s starting to stir or you’ve had small glimpses of it; like little fireflies you can’t quite reach. 1,040 more words



streets of containers
and rubble, shattered glass and road cones
delineate our once were dreams
my city changed forever
symbolism of our broken world

and hope for the future…


Shaken into earthquake science

Earthquakes are unpredictable. I learned that first hand during the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. I went to New Zealand during my junior year of college on a geology-specific study abroad program at the University of Canterbury. 980 more words


Rock 'n' Roll

The Earth knows how to rock and roll. Tragedy hit Ecuador last Saturday with an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude. It’s unavoidable – the power of geological forces struck, taking over 500 lives and injuring over 4000 people. 351 more words


Crate training

I like crate training, particularly because it helps ‘future proof’ your dog.

If your dog needs surgery or rest from an injury at any time, having them used to comfortably resting in a crate saves a lot of time and stress (for both dog and owner). 352 more words


March 11

March 11th, 2015, a date that will be remembered for many years to come.

Today is the 5th anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake which unleashed a massive Tsunami and caused a Nuclear meltdown. 264 more words


Memorials write political history our protests don't

Memorials acquire their landscape definition from sentiment, utility and social purpose. Yes, we sadly lost 185 people during the February 22nd 2011 earthquake and they should be remembered. 877 more words

Christchurch Earthquake