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Why Stop At Lemonade?

“When life gives you lemons make lemonade” We’ve all heard that worn-out phrase before But why stop at making lemonade When we can have a whole lemon smorgasbord? We all get a lot of lemons in our lives from time … Continue reading

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Wants and Needs

What people want and people need Are often very different things indeed! –Russ Towne Dear friends: As a writer I sometimes get the nagging feeling that something I’ve just written and think of as my own creation might actually be … Continue reading

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I LOVE This–And The Potential is HUGE

Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction http://dvice.com/archives/2012/10/ethiopian-kids.php What happens if you give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word? Within five months, they’ll start teaching themselves … Continue reading

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Ironic But True

Taking time to do nothing often brings everything into perspective” — Doe Zantamata I saw this quote via Online Wellness Network. It has certainly been true for me. When I’m at an impasse creatively or in life, it is often … Continue reading

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Jet Engine Technology Helps Woman Speak Again After 35 Years

A doctor recently used jet engine technology to help a woman speak again after a car accident that silenced her 35 years earlier. I love to hear how creativity and technology work together to help to create modern miracles. http://tinyurl.com/7me3rvz

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Challenge Day

I recently learned about a program called Challenge Day that has a vision and mission that I wholeheartedly applaud. I went to its website at http://www.challengeday.org/ and saw: “OUR VISION Our vision is that every child lives in a world … Continue reading

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