Thanksgiving in Barbados!

Hope everyone enjoyed some time off this past holiday. As you can see, I was very busy at work!     I was asked by the US Embassy in Barbados to speak to some of the Caribbean promoters about marketing to increase their visibility. It was a fantastic experience and I was grateful for the …Read More

Trending Now: Dr. Derrick Pitts, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dr. Steven Strogatz

Dr. Derrick Pitts of The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, breaks down the Philae comet landing and explains why it’s an important step for the scientific community.   Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson separates fact from fiction in the hot new space movie, Interstellar.   Utilizing a new method for classroom math instruction, Dr. Steven Strogatz aims for his …Read More

Veterans Day!

We salute our veterans and their families for all the sacrifices they make for our country. We thank you for every thing you do, and happy Veterans Day!   Today the White House announced  that Suzan Harjo –  a writer, curator, and activist who has advocated for improving the lives of Native peoples – has been awarded the Presidential …Read More

Election Day!

Don’t forget to vote today! Your vote counts. It’s the one day that you can exercise your opinion. Quietly.   Hell yeah we are all busy.  Doesn’t it disturb you to hear someone criticize an issue knowing they don’t vote?   Do you want those annoying mean-spirited commercials to stop?  Get out there – walk …Read More

Trending Now: David Quammen, Steven Strogatz, Daisy Hernandez

Get the latest from our speakers with this collection of good reads from around the web:   The New York Times reviews famed science writer David Quammen’s timely new release.  “In  Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus, Mr. Quammen puts the frightening reality of Ebola — and the heightened language and hyperbole surrounding it — …Read More

Elections and Laws: How they’ll be affecting you soon

We don’t need to explain to you the importance of elections and laws in a functioning democracy- but in case you missed it, here are the concrete ways that you might be feeling their impact in the very near future.     Yesterday, Texan voters began sending in their ballots for early voting despite the …Read More

The Ebola Post: Read what leading experts have to say

These days, if you turn on the TV or radio or read a newspaper, you’re bound to see something about Ebola. Here’s what two experts –Sonia Shah and David Quammen– have to say:     Quammen gives readers a bigger picture of the current Ebola outbreak in his newest book, writing,   …”it’s already ten times …Read More

Facing the unknown

This week’s post starts by quoting something the great Tom Hanks who once said:   “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.”   All of us have “unknowns” in our lives that can be particularly frightening or uncomfortable to face- the new job/school, moving into a new neighborhood, raising a child for …Read More

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