Category Archives: learning

Kindness Goes a Long Way

I read Lucid Gypsy’s reblog of Inside Out Cafe’s review of “A Small Act: Documentary.”  It’s about a woman, Hilda Back, a Holocaust survivor, who donated $15/quarter to a Kenyan boy named Chris Mburu, so he could go to school … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge in 2009

In February 27, 2009, I tried my hand at blogging.  My daughter was part of a writing blog.  She and her friends established AllOf100, so they have a creative outlet for their ideas, challenge each other, and develop the discipline … Continue reading

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Nature Vs. Nurture

I noticed that Scott’s been a little obsessed with forebears, progeny, and such. See the following challenges on the Dailypost: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2011/10/30/what-of-who-you-are-is-genetics-vs-your-choices/ http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/who-is-your-favorite-parent/ http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/what-do-you-hope-your-kids-will-say-about-you-when-grown-up/ I took some time to mull these matters over in light of many events happening around me. … Continue reading

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