It’s Almost V-Day

  February 14 is V-Day, a day to call for the end of violence toward girls and women. V-Day was inspired by Eve Ensler’s play Vagina Monologues. Each year, people are invited to produce Vagina Monologues, and the proceeds go to female victims of violence and sexual abuse. Visit the V-Day or One Billion Rising […]

A Day On, Not Off 2013

  Are you planning to volunteer on Monday as part of the MLK Day of Service? If you don’t have plans yet, find an opportunity here. I’ll be volunteering at a special Boston Children’s Chorus concert. “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to […]

Still Here

  Yay, the world didn’t end. Hope everyone is having a somewhat relaxing holiday season and escaping the commercialism of it all. Here are some holiday quotes I dug up. They all specify Christmas, but please replace it with your holiday of choice. 🙂   “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like […]

A Day of Thanksgiving

  Happy Thanksgiving to all! Here are some quotes to enjoy.   I am grateful for what I am and what I have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual… O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment. […]

They’re Tethered, Alright

  A professor at the school where I work was involved in a study of university students’ mobile phone use. To a person who owns a dumb phone, the results were alarming. Young people seem to be more concerned with connecting with others through a gadget than in real life. And it’s not just college […]