as women it is in our best interests to help men to be able to become the very best version of themselves, if only selfishly because we will benefit from it. Continue reading Quick quiz flowchart:
Finally just finished watching the movie “The Book Thief” (yes, it took me several nights to be able to finish it – I’m getting that sort of old ha) and it was great. Spoiler alert – I would highly recommend. For those who haven’t seen it, it’s the story of a young girl growing up … Continue reading the book thief – a story about humanity
they say that they must finish selling their chocolate bars before they can go home. The reality of their vulnerability is so apparent. How readily they get in a taxi with virtual strangers only on the promise of new shoes. Continue reading school shoes for barefeet
“Education can change the world – or at the very least, change a town economically. School helps to achieve all of the goals that you have in your life.” Continue reading Education in the words of Tamia
What is the economic value of work that woman perform in the home? Continue reading Social Roles and Relationships of Power
Sort of a bag lady. A twisted foot with long yellow nails. But eyes that are alive and dances as she sings. Those clear blue eyes can only be described as having a special twinkle. Continue reading The widow’s mite
Ten years ago today. We are all remembering exactly where we were ten years ago today. September 11th, 2001. Where we were when we first heard that the world would no longer be the same. And there is such a urge, to share that story. In official memorial ceremonies, in personal conversations, even as a … Continue reading Ten years ago, today.
The little girl little comes up to us quietly asking for a peso. She cant be more than 4 years old. As much as their little faces make me sad, I don’t ever give money to kids begging (ever seen the movie ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’? well, it really happens). But Francisco is always bit more … Continue reading children who cant be children
What makes you bleed? What, in a world that can be so hard, is the thing that keeps you soft? And able to feel both love and pain. That is the central question of the South African movie Tsotsi, Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film. Do we ever understand our motivations for doing things? If … Continue reading Tsotsi: What makes you bleed?
For my birthday, I had the fantastic opportunity to visit La Paz, Bolivia, on the cheap. Getting there turned out to be the biggest adventure of the trip. To start with, i flew boa airlines, which is operated by the Bolivian government. I began to question the legitimacy of the airline, when i found out they did not even have … Continue reading Why you should always dress-up when traveling