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My friend Preston sent me this video from a creative conference with Elizabeth Gilbert speaking. If you’ve ever batteled the creativity monster, then, this is for you.
Amazing. My favorite part of this story:
Ever wonder exactly how much moola it is going to cost on a road trip. Kim Komando sent out this link, and its pretty impressive.
Take your trip, plug in the specifics, including the make and model of your car, and this site will produce a gas cost estimate.
Helpful? Me thinks so.
thanks to Bethany Hader for this article.
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Church Attendance Boosts Student GPAs
Friday, August 22, 2008
By Robert Roy Britt
If you want to boost your teenager’s grade point average, take the kid to church. Or, a new study suggests, find some similar social activity to involve them in.
Researchers found that church attendance has as much effect on a teen’s GPA as whether the parents earned a college degree. Students in grades 7 to 12 who went to church weekly also had lower dropout rates and felt more a part of their schools. On average, students whose parents received a four-year college degree average a GPA 0.12 higher than those whose parents completed only high school. Read the rest of this entry »
I guess she got a lift, when she was separated.
Sorry- couldn’t resist.
Sports bra saves hiker stranded in Alps
BERLIN, Germany (AP) — An American hiker stranded in the Bavarian Alps for nearly three days was rescued after using her sports bra as a signal, police in southern Germany said Monday.
Berchtesgaden police officer Lorenz Rasp said that he helped lift 24-year-old Jessica Bruinsma of Colorado to safety by helicopter on Thursday after she attracted the attention of lumberjacks by attaching her sports bra to a cable used to move timber down the mountain. “She’s a very smart girl, and she acted very resourcefully,” said Rasp. “She kept her shirt and jacket for warmth, but thought the sports bra could work as a signal.” Read the rest of this entry »
In the spirit of a true blog, I’m just going to ramble , and share a bit of my life:
Today, my wife (Shantel) and I celebrated our 9th anniversary. Every year we go see two or more movies on one day. It’s tradition. This year we went to Opry Mills 20. We hit up the TGI Friday’s (Jack Daniel’s Burger- excellent) and then on to the movies. On our way… we were acosted by mall kiosk workers.
I felt like I was being targeted for a military offensive. I couldn’t go left or right, without someone trying to spray something on me or clean my wife’s jewelry. I saw some bald dude getting his scalp scraped by the giant spider head scratcher that totally freaks me out. It was oppressive. Read the rest of this entry »