Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 World Series – A Spectacle of the Unprecedented

Fans of both 2013 World Series teams — the Red Sox and the Cardinals — bristled during the games at back-to-back, pivotal unprecedented World Series plays on consecutive nights. These plays left the fans — and veteran sportscasters — bewildered by their rarity, that combined with their influence — made for riveting and dramatic baseball. […]

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Social Entrepreneurship & Social Work Studies

If you ever thought that eating a delicious chocolate cupcake when you were down could make you feel better, Papa Ganache will have you rethinking the role of delicious in mental health. Their program is a model for successful social entrepreneurship that combines decadent baking and mental health services. Papa Ganache proves that successful entrepreneurship […]

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Sustainability models: Lessons learned from the bow and arrow

Media swarm several times per year to press conferences featuring Apple’s new releases like the iPhone or iPad. Mark Zuckerberg’s press conference announcements have reporters tweeting in speculation and anticipation for days before. Yet, in this tech-driven world, the most revealing and iconic image of recent years–inspiring a new take on sustainability models–might not be […]

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Forbes Top 100 sites for women

Looking to be uplifted, fed, nourished, or whipped into shape? In August Forbes posted their Top 100 websites for women. Prepare to be inspired after visiting these websites and signing up for their email newsletters. The Forbes 100 Women’s websites is an impressive list that will have you running your own business, networking with some […]

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Hoot

“Hoot” is a great middle grade book about several young people fighting new construction that threatens their environment. I won’t spoil the book for you, but I will describe one reason I love this book: environment and setting. The book is told from the perspective of a young man who frequently moves as a result […]

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Cooking vegetarian

No better way to follow up a farmer’s market post than a post about cooking vegetables! Around 2005, I became vegan. I went completely cold-turkey overnight after reading Dr. Neal Barnard’s books. While the health benefits of eating vegan have even converted notorious hamburger lovers like Bill Clinton, (going vegan can help you quickly lose […]

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