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A Happy Milo

October 25, 2011 Leave a comment

This is in one of the fields at what we refer to as “the farm”, which is where we go for dog training.

Happy Milo at The Farm

Happy running Milo at the farm

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Inspirational Videos Worth Watching

October 15, 2011 Leave a comment

Friends and family, if I haven’t already shared these videos with you, then please watch them now. I guarantee that even the most cynical of you will be moved by at least one, if not all, of these videos. They are well worth your time!

  1. You might quit your job after watching this video: http://www.ted.com/talks/caroline_casey_looking_past_limits.html
  2. Imagine if you had this guy as your 4th grade teacher: http://www.ted.com/talks/john_hunter_on_the_world_peace_game.html
  3. Spoken word poetry, but so much more: http://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_kay_if_i_should_have_a_daughter.html
  4. Inspiring and stunning: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/aimee_mullins_prosthetic_aesthetics.html
  5. What makes someone row across the Pacific Ocean? http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/roz_savage_why_i_m_rowing_across_the_pacific.html
  6. The problems with recycling plastic and someone who has made a business out of it: http://www.ted.com/talks/mike_biddle.html
  7. Can anyone truly empathize with another? http://www.ted.com/talks/sam_richards_a_radical_experiment_in_empathy.html
  8. Why the International Day of Peace is on September 21. It’s long, but the guy is passionate:  http://www.ted.com/talks/jeremy_gilley_one_day_of_peace.html

Please let me know if one of these really sparked an emotion in you.

Key Largo

October 12, 2011 Leave a comment

I was mostly in meetings while in Key Largo this week, but I did get to go swimming and walk around a bit. A dolphin showed up where I was swimming last evening about a minute after I was out of the water, so I didn’t get to swim with him, but it was fun to watch.

PACKTOBERFEST

October 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Tonight at the Arlington Airport. It included German food, microbrews and a tour of the fighter jets and other planes they keep and fly.

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