Tuesday, October 17, 2017: Brene Brown on Empathy vs. Sympathy

This video was shared in a training I attended recently.“Rarely can a response make something better, what makes something better is connetion.” I’m seeing a world in need of more connection these days.

Saturday, October 7, 2017: How Medieval People Walked

Ever watch how people walk? Me either. Well, that's not entirely true. After studying martial arts on and off for the last 20 years, I've learned to walk a few times and I'm generally aware of how well people move. Naturally, this video of how medieval people walked caught my attention.

Friday, October 6th, 2017: International Village

I'm not going to say anything about this situation, because I can't say it any better than Mark Maynard already has.

Sunday, October 1, 2017: Getting Hyper-Local with Damn Arbor

It's no surprise to anyone that local media outlets have been absorbed by larger media conglomerates or driven out of business entirely. Not everyone is content to go quietly into that good night. And so we have seen the rise of the hyper-local. Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti are no exception. Move over crusty corporate media that shall not be named, DamnArbor is on the scene.The site isn't new, but it's new to me. It has longevity - the oldest posts date back to September 2010 - and better yet, it's even safe to read the comments.