Category Archives: Heroes

A category for posts about people who make a difference.

5 Interesting Links for 02-02-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Psychology (Prisons) After being introduced to Norway’s prison system, North Dakota implemented something similar because the success was painful compared to U.S. prison experiences. This is a view of the … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 01-22-2016

Hammock (Cats) Another lovely do-it-yourself idea for spoiling your cats. (Via Facebook) https://settledownslinki.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/diy-magic-carpet-cat-hammock/ Regency (History) A glimpse into traditional upbringing for young men in the Regency. While Jasper and Aubrey definitely suffered this, Frederick (the love interest in An Innocent … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.77: Don’t Give Up

Not quite what I normally post for smiles, but this video is an inspiration and a reminder not to listen to “you won’t be able to.” If you don’t, you never know what you can accomplish:

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In Memoriam – Desmond O’Grady, Poet and Friend: 2015 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

There are people in your life that are pivotal to how you perceive the world, even if you don’t know their full story, even if it was a fragment of your existence. Desmond O’Grady was one of those people for … Continue reading

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Embrace the Difference: A Tribute to Otherness

The below video from the Dutch band Delain is a lovely response to a terrible tragedy: the murder of Sophie Lancaster in 2007 for being different. It serves as a good reminder for those who stand on the edges that … Continue reading

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