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Into the Gray


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A Journey From Face To Space

Last night, while taking a mini-vacation of the mind to decompress from the bombardment of idiocracy that has surfaced during this presidential election, I came across Continue reading

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Stunning — Mesmerizing Aquatic Macro Time-lapse

…Meanwhile…

This is an infinitesimal part of the wonderful world in which we live and of which we should take better care of.  It is a trip through a different perspective that encourages reflection on the consequences of our actions on each scale of space and time. Continue reading


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Awe By Accident: Confessions of a Gem-a-holic

“The jeweler allows me to wear the sapphire blue lake on my finger, emerald green leaves around my neck, and take the citrine sunset with me wherever I go.  Jewelry has become my daytime link to nature in an office with no windows. And if I have to work late, there’s nothing like diamond stars and a pearl full moon against an onyx night sky. ~Astrid Alauda, “Office With No Windows,” 2005

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Empathy: The Ultimate Art Form

minds connectionHello everyone.  Hope you are skiing through the holidays without too many mishaps.   I thought I’d share one of my favorite RSA Animate videos.

The RSA Action and Research Center is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress and spreading world-changing ideas.  Enriching society through ideas and action

Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.

lightbulb_a  Check out George Orwell’s empathy experiment (see below). Continue reading


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It’s My Pleasure To Introduce — Words for the Weekend

For those of you who have yet to meet the incredible Christina aka Christy, from the blog Running On Sober, I am happy to introduce her to you today, along with her new blog Words for the Weekend.

She has a love for words, and loves to share the words that move her.  The series began at her original blog, RoS, but she and others (myself included) loved it so much, she decided to give it a permanent home. Continue reading