May 7, 2021

Energy, History, Peace

Did You Know? I have a question for you, what do Woodrow Wilson and Mother’s Day have in common? He was the president that signed the proclamation designating Mother’s Day, held on the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day? If you think it is to

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April 30, 2021

Creativity, Energy, Perseverance

Here I AmThere is no insurmountable solitude. All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. This sentence is an excerpt from a collaboration between Pablo Neruda and his friend Kahlil Gibran.Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto, better known by his pseudonym, Pablo Neruda, is the focus of today’s post. He was

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April 23, 2021

Creator, Dreamer, Energy

Wheel ManWho invented the Ferris Wheel? Where was the original Ferris Wheel constructed, and why? These are questions no one asks anymore but that I’d like to take this opportunity to answer. I find it interesting to note that a simple structure found at any fair or amusement park in the world is never really

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April 16, 2021

Energy

Are You Active? In light of all the information about civil liberties and individual rights reported on in the media today, I share this quote from Ida B. Wells in the late 1800s. “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, and it does seem to me that notwithstanding all these social agencies and activities, there is

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April 9, 2021

Energy

Transcendentalism There is a core belief that each of us has inherent goodness and nature while some of us believe that society and its institutions have corrupted the purity of the individual, I think people are at their best when truly “self-reliant” and independent of the thoughts of others. Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that espoused

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