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thoughts about Elvis

“A collection of bad love songs, tattered from overuse, has to touch us like a cemetery or a village. So what if the houses have no style, if the graves are vanishing under tasteless ornaments and inscriptions? 680 more words

Roger W. Smith

Dr Mills!

Ben had his viva at the end of last week, and performed exceptionally well! A perfect way to end his PhD, and a very good reason to end the week on a high note with cake, fizz and celebrations! 25 more words

ISA Group

Sharing Resources....

 In my last post I talked about passion – and that communicating that passion is what can help an organization succeed. It is not enough to just have a great… 446 more words

General Interest

Paying Our Dues

The powerful documentary “I am not your negro” by Raoul Peck recently introduced me to the important figure of James Baldwin. By juxtaposing recent events with clips of his… 219 more words

General Interest

Proud to be Canadian

I lucked into this story on the CBC today. That RCMP officer with the big-hearted smile made my day, and then some. Talk about renewing one’s faith in humanity, and our “better angels.” 353 more words

General Interest

Rural fire districts receive fire fighting funds -- @DouglasCountyCO

Here’s the release from Douglas County:

Five rural Douglas County fire protection districts that respond to incidents in the Pike National Forest area received needed funds to help them manage wildland fires, medical emergencies or structure fires.

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Climate Change