Posts Tagged ‘video’

This guy was just trying to pick up his kids and got tasered for it. This is the America that we live in.

In News on August 29, 2014 at 8:57 am

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They Never Saw a Child : Ruby Bridges Interview

In Inspiration, News on November 16, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Every time I watch videos taken during the Civil Rights Era I cringe at the images, I feel sadness that any human being is treated so poorly by communities and I feel shame. I also feel hope, because while there is still much more work to be done there has been progress. Yes, there are still injustices and prejudices but there is also a deepening of acceptance in society not just for people who’s skin is a different color than our own but for those who have a different sexual preference or a different religion. For that reason I have hope. I know I have taught my children tolerance and compassion and that is where change starts in our homes. You have to see the child to understand where change needs to begin.



Seth Godin: Create Your Own Tribe, Inspire Those Around You And Share Your ART…MUST SEE

In Freelancing, Inspiration, Writing on November 6, 2013 at 3:47 pm

An a amazing talk by one of my favs Seth Godin. I honestly don’t believe that you can watch this and not take away some great stuff.

HOPE – Breast Cancer Song – Written & Performed by 12yr old Capri Roberto Anderson….For Mom Day 30

In Breast Cancer on October 30, 2013 at 8:14 am

For My Mom, Ann Brooks

Mom BW car

Mamming: Will This Become an Olympic Sport?…For Mom Day 25

In Breast Cancer on October 25, 2013 at 7:07 am


Well, here’s the story. The new trend sweeping the internet is “Mamming”. Hmmm. Michele Jaret and Michelle Lamont who work for a NY ad agency came up with the idea. Mamming is done by resting your breast on random objects and then posting a picture to Instagram. No, really.

Michelle Lamont is a breast cancer survivor and she is hoping that mamming will help to increase early detection rates.

BTW your boob stays clothed.

Have you mammed? Would you? I haven’t decided. I think my mom would have found this to be hysterically funny.



In Memory of My Mom, Ann Brooks

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HEAR THIS!!! You ARE good enough just the way you are and EVERYONE deserves to be loved. EVERYONE.

In Inspiration, Random on October 21, 2013 at 2:52 pm



I am so very fortunate to have many, many friends of every ethnic and economic background both heterosexual and homosexual.  They are wonderful people. It makes my head spin when I hear racist comments…when I see children shunned because their clothes are from a discount store….when parents, teachers, neighbors, bosses, religious leaders and all manners of judgmental people tell another human being they need to be something they are not.

I watched this video and it broke my heart that so many young people would be put through such a program at an age when they are trying to figure themselves out. Shame on this man. Shame on a society that thrives on hating others. Shame. Shame. Shame.



The graphic was borrowed from:

The Lies and Dangers of Efforts to Change Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

An article from The Human Rights Campaign that is very thought-provoking.

Who Keeps You From Falling?

In Inspiration on October 13, 2013 at 8:08 pm

As I watched this video I thought about how sadly disappointing this must have been for this young man

but then

once I saw the second half I realized how lucky he was to have had that moment that day with his father.

I remember a very tough period of my life when my mother from several hundred miles away told me that I was the strongest woman she had ever known. That gave me the strength to get through that day and many more since.

When has someone helped you get through a difficult moment in your life? How did that change you?

Racing For Boobies….For Mom Day 13

In Breast Cancer on October 13, 2013 at 7:50 pm

In Memory of My Mom. Ann Brooks
Mom laughing

The Most Effective Weapon in the World: Education

In Inspiration, Random on October 12, 2013 at 10:07 am

This young woman is brave, dedicated and dangerous. Through her efforts she is breaking barriers and making a better world for her generation and those to come.

Music to Soothe the Soul…For Mom Day 11

In Breast Cancer on October 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Everyone who has ever had their lives touched by breast cancer has a story and we can learn from each one.


I memory of my Mom, Ann Brooks


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