Skip to content

Malala: Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons

October 20, 2014

Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. Malala

127_what_it_takesIn an LA Times article by Ellen Olivier on 10/19/14 titled “The Power To Help Others,”

Jane Fonda says, “I grew up believing that service is the rent you pay for life.”

Read more…

Blog Action Day 10.16.14 #inequality

October 15, 2014
Let's talk about Inequality for Blog Action Day 2014 on October 16
Do you know about  Blog Action Day Thurs. OCt 16. 2014?| Have you registered your Blog?
Blog Action Day is a n annual event for Bloggers to call attention to issues of social and environmental justice.

If you are participating, remember to post or upload your content today or tomorrow. 

Organizers say that every year lots of people forget to add load up their post on October 16, so please take the opportunity to take part and post up your content, even if you are a day late.

If you’re on WordPress, write the post now and schedule it to publish on Thurs. Oct. 16.

Use your social media profiles and  email to share your Blog Action Day efforts with your friends, family and the whole world: #BAD2014, #Inequality, Blog Action Day. You might use these slugs to promote your content:

  • “Read my Blog Action Day post on #Inequality  [yourwebsitelink] & leave a comment #BAD2014″
  • “I’ve just posted my Blog Action Day  post on #Inequality [yourwebsitelink] take a look & leave a comment #BAD2014″
  • “Be inspired by bloggers from over 110 countries discussing #Inequality on Blog Action Day http://j.mp/1npwhPO #BAD2014 “

What should you write about? Take a look at these ideas and download Blog Action Day images and badges.

action.retrievefileHow can you connect with other Blog Action Day participants?

  • Look at the participant list and visit blogs that interest you. Leave a comment on why you like it and share it via your social networks to make the Blog Action Day a global conversation about #inequality, reach even more people. 
  • Follow live coverage on October 16 and 17. Visit www.blogactionday.org and take a look at the  posts that grab your attention.
  • Search for #BAD2014,  #Inequality #BlogAction14 on social media and “Blog Action Day” on google to connect with other Blog Action Day participants.
On Monday, my students registered their blogs for Blog Action Day. For the midterm, my college students wrote about #inequality and their book club books.They then posted their midterms onto their blogs as drafts.They can get extra credit by revising their essays and publishing them on Oct. 16 as long as they link here or email me the link.

 

Stress? Take Action!

October 13, 2014

Why stress?

It’s not like you have a ton of homework to write or grade (or maybe you like me do!)…

or a snake got loose in your house… (also like at my house this morning!), Read more…

#TURNOUTFORWHAT #ROCKTHEVOTE #INEQUALITY #CARELIKECRAZY

October 10, 2014
Can you make the deadline? Can YOU still register to vote for the US 2014 midterm elections?Can you #TURNOUTFORWHAT and #ROCKTHEVOTE ? Do you #CARELIKECRAZY?

Read more…

#ROCKTHEVOTE #HANDOFPOWER #CARELIKECRAZY #INEQUALITY

October 9, 2014

Yes YOU have the #HANDOFPOWER and YOU can #ROCKTHEVOTE--at least when it comes to voting in the midterm elections the first Tuesday in November and getting others to vote as well.10603318_10152397967188848_4363028071704257857_n

How can YOU influence others to vote? What are your skills, gifts and abilities that YOU can use to make the world a better place?

If you can draw, you might take part in a contest like this submission from Ventura County artist Dianne Bennett. Read more…

Sidewalk Astronomers Aid Eclipse Watchers

October 8, 2014

1012310_10154580236815012_1287450733605168899_n  Do you know about the Sidewalk Astronomers?

They are a volunteer/by donation organization that brings out telescopes and sets up shop on sidewalks to show people the sights in the night sky.

“The Sidewalk Astronomers are a public service amateur astronomy association. ALL Sidewalk Astronomers events are for the public. We take telescopes TO the public – on street corners, public parks, in front of bookstores -wherever there are crowds of people. We also work with other amateur astronomy organizations and take part in many international projects. Please browse our site and feel free to contact us to learn about events in your area.”
Pictured above is the moon taken by a sidewalk astronomer in LA on Saturday night.

Read more…

Tangled Webs We Weave: Gone Girl

October 7, 2014

Gone Girl Review by Ron Wells

Ah, the tangled webs we humans weave. Gone Girl may not be believable in every aspect of its narrative, but so what, this is the kind of movie that keeps you glued to screen, even if it is 2 hours and 25 minutes long. Don’t let anyone tell you where it’s going ahead of time because half the fun is trying to figure out how it’s going to get to its final destination.

Read more…

MOMtertainment

Because even busy moms need to entertain!

Burners.Me: Me, Burners and The Man

Where our opinions, Burner culture, and Burning Man come together

Black Rock City Census

A fine WordPress.com site

Sheila Louise Photo

Just a hippy photographer living in Ojai

Traveling Wine Chick

This chick goes all over the world and buys her own drinks!

L'esprit de Vin

A wine blog with food for thought...

The Wine Wankers

Smile :) You’re at the best wine blog ever! Scroll down to read our fun stories, and join our journey as we fight through the wine jargon in search of a good glass of wine. Wine blogs; the best place to read about wine online! We're rated as one of the most influential wine people on the net by Klout and Kred. Contact: winewankers@hotmail.com

Wine Verbiage

verbiage about wine & life

SQUIRREL AND EARLY BIRD HIKE THE PCT 2014

Follow our 2,650 mile migration from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail

Small Epiphanies

A BLOG BY GRAHAM WAYNE

Paul's Therapeutic Reflections

Thoughts about writing about thinking

the drunken cyclist

I have three passions: wine, cycling, travel, family, and math.

Winehiker Witiculture

Hike. Wine. Repeat! An exploration of life's vinoambulocentricities.

Gabrielle Bryden's Blog

poetry, stories, puffnstuff

Calicocoa's KittyBlog

Just another WordPress.com site

New Earth Heartbeat

Aligning with the Heartbeat of the New Earth

SAHMmelier

Stay at home mom, lover of wine

Talk-A-Vino

Wine, food and life

Whole Hog Marvels

Thus, bit by bit, the world is swallow'd

The Mind's Eye Photo Workshops

Don't just take photos - Make them.

tracyshaun

poet, running naked through the wilderness

Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

Described as "A New Standard for Wine Reviews" by @kermitlynchwine

new mexico storyboards and art to go

storyboards, concept art, murals, backdrops, original art and fakes to go

Fowkes Studios

Studio Pottery

whisper down the write alley

gwendolyn alley, writing coach & college teacher

Paprika & Pinot

an exploration of food and wine

gingatao

the radiant geometry of language

Cellar-Book // by Keith Levenberg

“Wine is an excellent accompaniment to food; but it is a better accompaniment to thought.” --Roger Scruton

wine predator

on the prowl for wine, food & adventure est. 2009

Betsy's Blog

musings on psyche and nature

GuerrillaReads

The online video literary magazine

art predator

art predator )'( seek to engage the whole soul

WordPress.com

WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site.

Ventura Buddhist Center An Lac Mission

Buddhism in Ventura County, CA

Distracted Astrologer

As above, so bel—oh look, kittens.

Compassionate Rebel

“One who hears the cries of the world”

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 269 other followers

%d bloggers like this: