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CultureQuest Spotlight on Chinese New Year

Spotlight on Chinese New Year
By Atma Global (www.atmaglobal.com)

China is fascinating mix of ancient and modern. From its snowy mountain ranges to its long rivers and to its expansive deserts, China is home to a rich mix of ethnicities, cultures, and traditions that can be traced back thousands of years. 571 more words


The Taller Man

You might notice that the man standing beside to my left is not the tallest man ever, but he is possibly one of the most humble and self-sacrificial men that I know. 405 more words

The Magpie

By Tamim Ansary 


Some time in the nineties, long before 9/11 but after the Soviet invasion that drove millions of Afghans out of Afghanistan, my aunt and uncle came to town. 1,708 more words

The Things We Know

After a “brief” hiatus, I’m back with some musings on the two years past, the four months to come, and the difficulty of saying goodbye. Get ready to delve deep.

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NIEUW! Design Semantiek, workshops 2016

Recente ontwikkelingen in het cognitief/affectieve onderzoek van beeldtaal, maken het steeds moeilijker om als ontwerper enkel op je buikgevoel te blijven vertrouwen. Hoe ga je de vraag naar een wetenschappelijke onderbouwing voor je creatieve keuzes beantwoorden? 256 more words


Meet the AfroDaddy - Terence Mentor: The Dad with big hair & a bigger heart

So, I know this blog is called ‘Heart Mama Blog’ and this series usually posts adoption stories from a Mom’s perspective but today we get to hear from a Dad, an ‘AfroDaddy’ to be specific! 1,051 more words

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I once started a forest fire. As a teenager I always had a lighter in my pocket to smoke a cigarette or a joint. One day, when I was a bored novice monk in Fresno, CA, I wanted to see if sparks could light some dry grass behind the Buddhist temple. 8 more words