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Day 112 - my faith in humanity restored

Today’s “first” is that I did some voluntary interpreting in a situation that was new to me. The interpreting itself doesn’t matter too much, suffice to say that it was at a public authority and under circumstances I’d never experienced before. 284 more words


High Tide - life in Kiribati

To all Kiribati lovers!

Last post I wrote, spoke about Teaote and the Wall the book. I apologised profusely for not giving you the news of the book first. 432 more words

Local Life

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the most original and influential thinkers of the 19th century. An essayist, poet, and lecturer as well as the leader of the transcendentalist movement, he was a spokesman for individualism, self-reliance, and the intrinsic, spiritual potential of each individual. 39 more words

Great People

Padre Pio

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina (1887-1968) was a humble Italian priest and Capuchin monk, who came into this life with a particular mission—to draw souls back to Christ and, by his example, instill faith in others in an age of skepticism and unbelief. 42 more words

Great People

NOLA for the holiday--

BOOM!  New Orleans for the holiday–whatever holiday you are observing–or any day.  Yer lady will get real kissy down here. . .there is plenty of fried chicken to be gobbled at Willie Mae’s–possibly the greatest fried chicken on planet Earth. 132 more words

New Orleans

#WCW Women Who Inspire Me

There are so many amazing people in this world who inspire and motivate us to be happier, healthier and basically better people all around. Every week my Woman Crush Wednesday is dedicate to a woman who inspires me in some way, some how.

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Healthy Habits

One Legged Insha Competed in Ski Championship

Insha Afsar a Pakistani village girl from Muzaffarabad, a one legged girl competed in US Paralympic Alpine National Championships.

Insha had lost her one leg in 2005 Earthquake. 141 more words