Flower dream (Photo credit: @Doug88888)
Khalil Gibran once said that people will never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words. What would your seven words be? I have to stifle my irrepressible self from saying the first thing that come to mind, which would be “Do you know what time dinner is?” So in all seriousness–
Laugh. Listen. Love.
brain cancer cells and released BCNU (Photo credit: pennstatenews)
Without a doubt, the single ailment that I would create a painless, inexpensive cure for would be cancer. Why? Because there is no bulletproof vest against cancer; no one is immune by virtue of their demographics or genetics: birth, upbringing, social standing, intelligence, age and even (good) health are irrelevant. The insidious reach of cancer extends to the powerful, wealthy, poor, beautiful, homely, and the good as well as bad. Cancer ravages the body, soul, and mind, and turns the previously stalwart defenders of our body on ourselves. It is the ultimate betrayal.
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Winter Olympic 2010 mascots (L-R) Quatchi, Miga and Sumi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Hard to believe, but it’s been almost four years since Vancouver capped off duties as the host city of its first Winter Olympics in February 2010. It wasn’t without hitting a snag. News was constantly being made for the wrong reasons, and there was already plenty of other controversies to stir the pot.
Thanks to an unusually warm winter (ironically preceded by the worst snowfall ever of the year before on Christmas Eve), snow and ice had to be trucked in from the interior–to the amusement of Continue reading →