Archives by Tag 'passion'

Inspired and Inspiring – Nia Vardalos

By - Last updated: Monday, December 12, 2016

"I believe that there are moments in everyone's lives where a door flings open, and if you're terrified of what's on the other side, you must walk through it." Nia Vardalos

Inspired and Inspiring – Michelle Obama

By - Last updated: Monday, October 24, 2016

To the First Lady, With Love Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eight years quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. Just in case, you missed the New York Times this weekend.....I didn't want you to miss these thank-you notes. They pretty much say it all!! To read them, please follow this link http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/17/t-magazine/michelle-obama-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie-gloria-steinem-letter.html?em_pos=large&emc=edit_tz_20161021&nl=t-magazine&nlid=60283092&ref=headline&_r=0

Inspired and Inspiring – Billy Crystal pays tribute to his “Big Brother” Muhammad Ali

By - Last updated: Friday, June 17, 2016

I loved Billy Crystal's tribute to Muhammad Ali at Ali's recent funeral. I found it incredibly loving and very inspiring.....well worth watching whether you know anything about Ali or the sport of boxing. You will find it by following the link below.   http://www.sportsnet.ca/more/billy-crystal-says-goodbye-big-brother-ali/   Please let  me know what you think!!

Hillary Clinton – Two Perspectives

By - Last updated: Monday, June 13, 2016

Finally....two articles appeared in the papers over the last several days which articulate the way my generation sees Hillary Clinton and the way the millennial generation sees her!! I had been deeply curious about the difference in perspectives and although I now feel I understand a little better, I am still troubled by these differences!!   From Dominique Browning, in the New York Times  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/09/fashion/hillary-clinton-presidential-election.html?_r=0   From Molly Roberts in the National Post, http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/molly-roberts-why-millennials-yawn-as-hillary-clinton-makes-history   I would love to hear your thoughts!! Please share them in the comments section or email me!!