Mayor Cory Booker was already a super mayor – now he is a super hero by saving a woman from a burning house
Newark Mayor Cory Booker appeared on Ellen today to talk about his adventure saving his neighbor from her burning home.
Update – for some reason the “Ellen” clip was removed from YouTube.
There are some men who are heroes and Cory Brooker is one. Continue reading
In the last several weeks, two people that I’ve known from online have taken their lives.
By Chris Brogan G+ – In both cases, there were tweets or Facebook posts or Google+ updates that hinted that things might be falling apart.
But we rarely notice such posts. We rarely hear them loudly, because they aren’t Siri jokes or cats dressed like astronauts.
Today is Father’s Day when we remember our fathers, mainly remembering after they have passed on
Clary Pottie, Halifax Herald Reporter circa 1948
Somewhat less frequently we celebrate the fathers who are still alive.
Fathers won’t get a fill measure of praise since the man haters have already started posting stories about lazy and good for nothing husbands. Shame on them.
Surviving Mother’s Day is up there with Christmas unless you’re proactive
Mother's Day, the ideal family somewhat of an illusion (photo Megan Cooley, about.com)
The heat is on in the media to celebrate Mother’s Day.
For many sons and daughters, Mother’s Day is not a happy time for a thousand reasons.
A little creativity can turn it around and put a smile on your face and on the face of a mother.
Haven’t got a mother who you can spoil, cherish or take out to diner? Continue reading
On being wrong, Kathryn Schulz
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From TED March 2011
The tall, beautiful woman lay on the floor of her apartment dead and invisible for 5 months
Elizabeth Berrigan invisible in death (roses from Island Deaths)
She was a tall, beautiful and intelligent Irish woman of a proud Prince Edward Island family.
Those eyes of hers could flash with wit, laughter and life.
They were also windows to a tortured soul who struggled for 30 years with mental illness and disability. Continue reading