“Vision-impaired with glaucoma all her life, Rose became blind as a result of an accident in 1984, a mere four days before she was to undergo a cornea transplant. Not only has that condition not slowed her down, Rose has used it to serve as a means to motivate others to achieve their true potential.” […]
Archives for March 2011
Eric Brad challenges some commonly held belief about dogs (did you know they are not pack animals?) and says it’s time we stopped putting the blame on our dogs, “the hostages that are just trying to survive in our quirky, complex, sometimes inconsistent human world”.
Running takes more than physical energy — it’s also a mental pursuit, as Michael Lebowitz knows well.
Steve Goldberg discusses author Isabel Allende’s inspiring essay “In Giving I Connect with Others”, written after the death of her daughter.
After reading Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel, The Road, Genny Ross-Barons discovers a survival story on the isle of Roatan — with some thought-provoking parallels.
Debarati Deb learns a complex lesson about life from one of nature’s simplest vegetables — the humble cabbage.
Creativity is not the exclusive domain of youth. Despite the media’s focus on young prodigies like the one who recently sang with Lady Gaga, great accomplishments can and do happen after age 40, according to Lorne Daniel.
Deciding to go for a run is one thing, but when it comes to doing it, so many things conspire to get in the way.
Using Florida’s merit-based pay legislation as an example, Peter Licari reflects on the importance of actually reading legislation that affects us.
With Japan facing a nuclear crisis, Nathan Thompson shares some of the discussions he has been having over the past few days about nuclear energy, media-caused panic and the future of energy.