What Can You Do With One Hour?

Hourglass

I was walking around our home the last few days looking at this huge load of work I want to get done. There’s a driveway that needs repaving, a bathroom that needs gutting, an attic loft that needs trim finished, painting….renos galore. Then, there is the ½ acre yard which has not yet been put […]

Humbled by an angel

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Recently, I was reading part two of an article that I appreciated by Bob Burg titled, To Have A Body. In it, he discusses how too often as humans we judge others by their appearance, like judging a book by its cover. Bob’s article brought back a memory I would like to share with you. […]

It’s never too late to embrace our passions

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In one of my recent articles (Of skills, talents and gifts) I wrote the following: “I don’t believe that our gifts have an expiry date. Clearly, as we get older, it is more difficult. Sadly, most of us consider the idea of re-engaging our gifts or our passions as, impractical.” It doesn’t need to be […]

Michael Pritchard’s water filter turns filthy water into drinkable water

Michael Pritchard

Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it — inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009. – from  TED.COM This is a remarkable invention that has the potential to save millions […]