Category Archives: Life

Things That Make Me Smile No. 247: When a Generous Heart Comes with Creative Hands

This is a bit of a long video, but it’s amazing watching the mud house come to life. Plus, we get to see cute puppies greeting their new home. Apparently, these houses are a thing. I found many examples on … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-19-2021

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Matriarchy (Archeology) Definitions can lead to arguments even when both parties agree on most things, which is what led me to this article. It explores both the interpretation of the … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 246: Codes of Honor

A friend introduced me to this Navajo Nation band on Indigenous People’s Day last year. The four-member, hard rock/metal band Testify drew inspiration from the Navajo code talkers in World War II for this haunting acoustic song.

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5 Interesting Links for 03-12-2021

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Balance (Exercises) Few people think about balance even though our bipedal stance is awkward and unsteady. When you’re young, that balance often comes automatically, or you compensate for the lack … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 245: Crafting Brought to Life

A combination of behind the scenes and the actual stop-motion video, this piece speaks to the creative in me along with my love of steampunk. I hope it will capture your imagination as well. Thanks to the artist, Lili Giacobino, … Continue reading

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