And this is why I love the Elephant Journal.

Some right wing extremists hate anything that leans green, vegan or liberal. Much of this is perception or sound byte based, not rooted in fact or even familiarity. This can be said for the left wing extremists, as well.

The Elephant Journal will publish and promote all sides of any issue. They truly believe in indie journalism and making the world a better place – even when we disagree.

That is beautiful. This is introspective and insightful – for all. Offering different viewpoints with respect and consideration is what opens our minds and gets us to think. And that is what we need more of in this world.

If you hadn’t read it here, go to The Elephant Journal today. Consider a subscription while you’re there and help us keep indie journalism alive!

4 Ways to Jumpstart Adding some Spice to Your Life.

“Maybe she hung out with them, but doesn’t mean she was like them.”

My father has come a long way. He has most certainly evolved. I’m starting to think that maybe I did raise him well.

Continue reading “4 Ways to Jumpstart Adding some Spice to Your Life.”

Uplifting conversations, unlikely friends and other random wonders.

Life never ceases to fascinate me.

We are constantly reminded that man plans, God laughs, and it takes just the blink of an eye for even the most well structured day to go to hell in a handbasket.

Even if we harbor the illusion that we are in control, life shows us differently time and time again.  It’s a mystery that we will never fully solve or understand, no matter how hard we try.  Continue reading “Uplifting conversations, unlikely friends and other random wonders.”

The Fever Breakers – Saving, and changing lives.

Please take a listen to this powerful song, The Human in Me, composed and sung by John Ventura, implant/tissue inventory specialist at MGH and Berklee College of Music graduate and written, conceptualized and produced by the talented Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon (and wonderful human being!) Gleeson Rebello, MD, MBBS and his colleagues.

The Fever Breakers is a grass roots, racially and socio-politically diverse band made up of MGH staff. Not only are they on the front lines everyday saving and improving lives, they are making a difference by shedding light on social issues in a kind and impactful way.  Read their full story here.

Listen and share, share, share!