I was so happy to be able to attend my first TEDxHouston event this weekend. TEDx is the collective of local independant events organized in the spirit of the TED Conference and its motto – Ideas worth spreading. 2013 marked […]
Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’
I am thankful for so many small things this year. Small acts, added together can make a much larger impact over the individual contributions. Being reminded of this, has allowed me to understand the random and planned acts of kindness, […]
When I was 6, I asked him; why are we always coming back here. You do this all the time and it takes forever to go home. He looked at me proud; as though he was glad I asked the question, but not fully prepared to benefit from the answer.
I am a small town girl, who grew up in small town Texas. Really. CNN said it was the smallest typical small town in America for the Millennium 2000. It was a great place to grow up safely where the […]
Update: We Have a WINNER! Happy Thanksgiving folks! I hope that you have a wonderful Holiday. Thanks to all the folks who shared their comments about being inspired. Now onto the important FREE Book thing – we dropped the names […]
I’m a serial self-critic who recently transitioned from relaxed to natural hair. I have an eye for detail. I’m a chronic nail-biter and known smartass who loves rap music, dancing, video games, puppies and high heels. Most days that’s an […]
If you Google â€˜Jerry Fuchs,â€™ the first result youâ€™ll find is a Wikipedia entry for Gerhardt Fuchs, American indie rock drummer, writer and graphic artist. Jerry was a member of several bands including: Turing Machine, The Juan MacLean, !!! and Maserati. He also recorded with Massive Attack and performed drums live with the groups MSTRKRFT and LCD Soundsystem.
In the first stanza of Robert Haydenâ€™s poem, â€œThose Winter Sundays,â€ the son/narrator describes the ritual of his father on a cold, Sunday morning: Sundays too my father got up early and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, […]
In the 1995 film, Empire Records, the character Lucas states a lyric from The Doors, â€œthe time to hesitate is through.â€Â That phrase has stuck with me until today. I used that lyric as my senior quote next to my […]
Happy November!Â We’ve passed the sugar high of Halloween and are focusing our thoughts around the more introspective (and turkey laden) Thanksgiving season. This month each member of our team is sharing a source of inspiration in their lives – […]