Sphere of Influence
The following is an exchange between two of my closest friends. I feel honored. “Dear Hannah, …. I need you to know that I eat SOOOO much ice cream these days, I didn’t even like ice cream until I started hanging out with Anna, I feel like you understand this phenomenon. ha ha ha ha!” Love it.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and...– Siddhārtha Gautama
“Hard Times” is the first track on...
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to...– Jane Austen
We’re No. 1(1)!
Thomas Friedman September 11, 2010 New York Times I want to share a couple of articles I recently came across that, I believe, speak to the core of what ails America today but is too little discussed. The first was in Newsweek under the ironic headline “We’re No. 11!” The piece, by Michael Hirsh, went on to say: “Has the United States lost its oomph as a superpower? Even President Obama isn’t...
Beyond the 11th
Today I learned about two inspiring women in the Kristof op-ed: Susan Retik and Patti Quigley. Their husbands died in the 9/11 attacks and the women, both pregnant, quickly found support in one another. Shortly thereafter they formed the organization Beyond the 11th with the recognition that Afghan women, a number of whom would be widows like themselves, would be the stabilizing force if ever...
Never mistake motion for action.– Mr. Ernest Hemingway