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Apply the Dao...

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023 | Views [86]

Apply the Dao Now   "I trust the right person will meet me where I am.” If this mantra resonates with you, say it aloud now. Spend a minute with it. Feel into what it would mean for people to meet you right where you are.

Tags: be in the now

Caregivers, Nursing Assistants, Immigrants...

Sunday, 7 Jan 2018 | Views [541]

For several years, after I had traveled and taught English in Mexico, India, and Thailand, I taught healthcare English to immigrants and refugees in a classroom setting.  I developed curriculum, teaching materials and activities that could not only ... Read more >

Tags: caregiver, immigrants, nursing assistant

Photos: Caregiver

Sunday, 7 Jan 2018 | Photo Gallery

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Grateful for our water...

Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | Views [540]

Our friend, Ted just visited us from Madurai, India where he runs a before & after school program for kids in poverty.  We have seen these bright 'SEED' (Support, Educate, Encourage Disadvantaged) students go from grade school to college &... Read more >

Photos: Hawaii, the BIG Island

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

Hawaii, March 2013
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Hawaii, The BIG Island!

Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | Views [569]

The Big island, as we know it, is a little of everything we love...just in many different places.  There is sun, clouds, rain, snow, cold, hot, farms, condos, swimming pools AND ocean all around!  There are the best farmer's markets with awesome ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, big island, hawaii

Half The Sky

Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | Views [554] | Comments [1] | Video

Watch the 2 extremely professional, well-done 2-hour episodes from PBS...then help at least 1 girl!  

Universal Language of music and dancing

Sunday, 16 Sep 2012 | Views [912] | Video

Fantastic!  Our world is such a rich, diverse and fun place when there is a shared experience of dance, music,  curiosity &  acceptance of differences!                           https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Pwe-... Read more >

Tags: dancing, feel good music, universal and multi-cultural language

Universal language of music and dancing

Sunday, 16 Sep 2012 | Views [725] | Video

Can't help but feel good when you watch this!

Tags: dancing, feel good video, music, world cultures

Honoring Mothers Everywhere!

Thursday, 3 May 2012 | Views [720]

The Nyaka Aids Orphans Project:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4OV47cvEog&feature=g-upl

Honey Bees

Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | Views [851]

Although these flowers and busy bees were flying about in our front yard this early spring, it would be GREAT to have a hive or two!    Made by Hand / No 3 The Beekeeper from Made by Hand on Vimeo .

Help the children

Saturday, 17 Mar 2012 | Views [890] | Video

Please watch the video & help as you are able.  Yes, I know there are thousands of causes...so pick the ones that are closest to your heart.  

Tags: child abuse, children, human rights, invisible children, kony 2012, night-walkers

Marshall Islands - nuclear testing

Saturday, 3 Mar 2012 | Views [943] | Video

What can we do?  How can we help the islands now?  See more information at: Unnaturalcauses.org -  http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clips_detail.php?res_id=79

Rick Steves - The Value of Travel

Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | Views [929] | Video

Although he may have stated some of these concepts before, it is well worth the 20 minutes it takes to see his Ted Talk video.

The Girl Effect!

Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | Views [933] | Video

Help Nyaka win the Nike Girl Effect Challenge!    Nyaka is participating in the first ever Nike Girl Effect Challenge. Twelve organizations across the world will be selected to earn a spot under the Girl Effect umbrella and win a portion of the funding ... Read more >

Kiva - love it!

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | Views [707] | Video

Kiva, a non-profit organization connects people through lending - to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25...Learn more at:  http://www.kiva.org/ ... Read more >

Halloween dogs...

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | Views [589] | Video

No matter where you go in the world, dogs are fun to watch!

Clinton Global Initiative

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | Views [902] | Comments [1] | Video

After being on the road for 4 months interviewing high school graduates in economically disadvantaged parts of India, Nepal, Vietnam & Cambodia, Kirsten compiled findings for her part of the report titled, “Through Their Eyes, In Their Voices” ... Read more >

Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir of 2000 voices

Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | Views [911] | Video

Enjoy!  What 1 man did to unite world-wide voices! This is from his TED talk - different from what is shown in the video next to this text:  http://www.ted.com/talks/eric_whitacre_a_virtual_choir_2_000_voices_strong.html

Tags: choir, eric whitacre, inspirational music, virtual choir, world voices

Forks Over Knives

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | Views [971]

Movie coming soon -  FORKS OVER KNIVES                  http://www.forksoverknives.com  examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence” that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our ... Read more >

Tags: food, health, nutrition, plant-based diet, vegan, vegetarian

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