Happy Harper Lee Day

Today’s the birthday of Harper Lee, author of one of my, and I’m sure some other folks’, favorite book: To Kill A MockingbirdHappy Birthday to a great writer who brought some great words to the world!“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” – Harper […]

Learningz, January 28

Yesterday’s post had a great collection of at-home workouts. Now, for some motivation to step away from your computer and do those! Scientists have published findings on how inactivity can change our neural complexion (for the worse) and also lead to heightened risks of heart disease. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/22/how-inactivity-changes-the-brain/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=2& “Dr. Mueller said, he plans to show slides […]

Learningz, December 6

On December 5th, the world lost a powerful, heroic and inspiring man. There are so many sites/places/articles on Nelson Mandela to share and ready, I thought I’d keep it simple here for Learningz. “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” His legacy will live on and we’ll continue to […]

Will Durant on Civilization

“Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is the story of what happened […]