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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead




Little known fact about me:  When I read a book, I never read the flyleaf or cover quotes and always avoid reading reviews. Sometimes it can’t be avoided, of course, but whenever possible I prefer to take the book on it’s own-without explanation. 673 more words

Family Life

All Joy and No Fun

So in 2010, I read this article in New York Magazine entitled “All Joy and No Fun: Why parents hate parenting.

It resonated so much with me that I referenced it on the “ 1,227 more words

Mother's Musings

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful , committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

~Margaret Mead~

Quote For Today...

On Concept Vocabulary: Trim Tab

Applying a domain specific term to our daily life can serve as a good metaphor.

I like the idea of trim tab, I am not a pilot, mechanical engineer or know anything about sailing. 270 more words


"I learned the value of hard work by working hard." ~Margaret Mead

Sometimes it is “the doing” of something that teaches us how. When we work hard, it creates a sense in us of the value of hard work. 22 more words


Victory for residents as Bog in the Box gets flushed away

Inside Croydon is feeling flushed with success.

The Bog in the Box is no more, much to the relief of residents of Court Wood Lane, if not the drivers of 353 buses. 434 more words