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Ravens heroes: Jonathan Ogden

To the uninitiated in the UK, the name Ogden probably conjures visions of ornamental ducks on a gaudy, tropical wallpaper-covered wall. For Brits of a certain age, Mr Ogden will always be Stan, the husband of curler-wearing, fag-smoking, apron-clad, moaning Hilda Ogden. 979 more words

Ravens History

Celebrating Occupational Scientist Elizabeth Yerxa

In my previous blog, “What is Occupational Science?” I described the important relationship between Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. In sum, Occupational Scientists fulfill a supportive role to therapists by developing new technologies, discovering new methodologies, and compiling information for decision making. 487 more words

Occupational Therapy

Unsung Heroes

Part 1

“…many scars of our nation’s wounded warriors are not visible.(Like)the recurring memories of an intense moment of combat…Far too often, my peers are haunted in silence without the same support of a grateful nation encouraging them through their struggle…As a society…we must do more to support these men and women who return home with the injuries we cannot see.” ~ Rep. 980 more words

Review: Renegades by Marissa Meyer


Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. 750 more words


Soul in the Game

I was surprised recently to read these words written by scholar and author Nassim Taleb (and former equities trader). Nassim is not fond of liberals. He’s not in the conservatives’ camp either. 278 more words

Lessons Learned

All Greek To Me

It is not Greeks that fight like heroes, but heroes that fight like Greeks.    —  Winston Churchill . On This Day In: 2016 Judgment 30 more words