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The Danger of a Single Story: A Peace Corps Takeaway

As I begin my Peace Corps service in Mexico, something I must be especially proactive in is conscious storytelling; not only in my silent intake and evaluation of my new home, but also in how I am sharing my experiences with the world. 623 more words

Peace Corps

Amy Schumer stole my book

I’ve wanted to write a book for years now. I’ve had lots of ideas; I keep a specific notebook filled with them. I’ve started to write a book a number of times but have never actually finished one. 1,059 more words


Suburbs, "mutilated urbanism," and "nature band-aids"

James Howard Kunstler’s TED Talk “The Ghastly Tragedy of the Suburbs” includes a discussion of the role of “nature” in suburbia. This excerpt starts at about 10:15 into the talk: 483 more words


Willow, Joy and Night Flowers

The Ingleheart Singers (and I)  went to sing at Troon Primary School Summer Fair this afternoon in the sunshine and it was lovely. In the play area there is a delightful Growing Willow tunnel for the youngsters to run through. 134 more words


What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's

I am going to share another video. This one is a Ted Talk, the speaker is Lisa Genova the author of ‘Still Alice’.

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General Dementia Edu

Procrastination Explained. But not (perfectly) solved.

If you’re a procrastinator, this video is relatable. This guy gets it.

If you’re not, this video will give you some insight on what we go through on a daily basis. 170 more words

Inspiration & Motivation

Learning Points from Greg Gage's TED Talk on "How Octopuses Battle Each Other"

Ever seen 2 octopuses fighting it out? Take a look at this short video.

1. In some ways, it is not too far of a stretch to realise that how these 2 octopus transit into a fight is not very different from how humans do it. 49 more words

TED Talk