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Taking a Stand Against Slavery

Taking a Stand Against Slavery

As much as we wish slavery were the dark nightmare of the past, it unfortunately still haunts us today--destroying lives. We can do something about it.


Jia Jiang‚€™s WDS 2013 talk has been posted

Jia Jiang‚€™s WDS 2013 talk has been posted

Jia Jiang's WDS talk outlining his love affair with rejection was one of my favorites.


I Believe in Creativity

I Believe in Creativity

Creativity and education go hand-in-hand. How we teach our children matters. How we continue to learn matters even more. We need creativity in our lives.


Man, Music and the World

Man, Music and the World

Music has the ability to move people, and therefore, by extension, to move the world. It is part of who we are as people. We must listen.


4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

There‚€™s a growing trend known as gamification, perhaps you‚€™ve heard of it. Perhaps not.


Dignity Cannot Wait for Better Times

Dignity Cannot Wait for Better Times

Alberto is a retired lawyer, who has lived the last two decades in Afghanistan helping thousands and thousands of disabled Afghans walk and hope again.


And I try, and I made it.

And I try, and I made it.

Erecting a tower using wood from the blue gum tree, William and his friend Geoffrey were able to get his windmill, built on an old bicycle frame, mounted.


High School and the Art of Conducting

High School and the Art of Conducting

After work, I threw on a little music and headed down to the Springville Museum of Art, which is conveniently open late on Wednesdays. Art makes me happy.


Why the worry? I'd rather wonder.

Why the worry? I'd rather wonder.

TED provides insights and thoughts on many, many different subjects, discussed in short, concise talks by many of the leading world thinkers and doers.


Virtual Choir: “These individuals alone, together.”

Virtual Choir: “These individuals alone, together.”

Somehow, people had connected together, never having met one another, to create something beautiful.