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Spotlight: Gary Smiley, Unsung Hero to Survivors

Few events in recent history conjure images of devastation like the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. That day, thousands of individuals rose up to become selfless heroes helping anyone they could. During the coverage of the tragedy, there were many stories of people helping others in the aftermath of the attack. Gary Smiley has… Continue reading Spotlight: Gary Smiley, Unsung Hero to Survivors

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Leaders on the idea of empowering everyone to become heroes

Heroes, usually in movies and books have superpowers or have some tragic backstory that compels them to do good in the world. They encounter enemies and nemesis all trying to break the hero and bring evil perpetually to that comic book world. They are unapproachable, distant, keep their family and friends at arm's length, to… Continue reading Leaders on the idea of empowering everyone to become heroes

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Baking Soda’s Strange Relationship with Ramen

Ramen noodles have become very popular in the USA in recent years. Many Ramen shops have been opening up in large cities, each bringing that particular chef's style and tastes in making this iconic Japanese dish. But, the one thing all ramen shops have in common is that they must all use ramen noodles. At… Continue reading Baking Soda’s Strange Relationship with Ramen

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Veterans battle the VA to have issues addressed

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the UN military operation, "Restore Hope" in Somalia. During that time, in 1992-1993 many US members of the armed forces were given an anti-malaria drug called Mefloquine. In the decades since, it was discovered that there were severe side effects that mimic PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury. The… Continue reading Veterans battle the VA to have issues addressed

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Unmasking Heroes and asking, can anyone become a hero

It seems that every day, things are getting worse, there are more disasters, from earthquakes to hurricanes, floods to wildfires, there are more instances of terrorism and violence, and every one of those needs heroes. Not those super-heroes from comic books, but those honest to goodness heroes that go out of their way to help… Continue reading Unmasking Heroes and asking, can anyone become a hero

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New Voice-Over Information Demonstrates Viability as Career Path

The voice over industry has seen tremendous growth in the last five or ten years. With Podcasting, Audiobooks, and the new technology that has given us the ability to make use of found time. Found-time can best be described as that time, you spend commuting, washing dishes, doing housework, or exercising, that you can plug… Continue reading New Voice-Over Information Demonstrates Viability as Career Path

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Enjoying the lights the nights in NYC

Every night after work I usually stay really late to either walk around or people watch at a park, so many kinds of people in New York. But the most fun comes late at night when I take the train home. So many interesting people all gathering together like some mystical funnel bringing people together… Continue reading Enjoying the lights the nights in NYC

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Walking around NYC

A gorgeous day to explore NYC today. I will be taking pictures for you as I stroll around today and many more this weekend. A lot to see and do everywhere there is hustle and bustle 24/7 non stop.

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Settling in in NYC

So I am settling in NYC ok. I started my internship and am working more on becoming better at social media. And now even cooler news I happen to work in the flatiron district witch is home to tumblr and about 200 other High tech and social media companies.

So I do expect to interview them and bring you more of the splendor that is NYC and my time here.

Talk to you all soon and don’t forget to leave a comment for me or if you want some pics from NYC lemme know! Peace 🙂

The Humble Tea Leaf

When you start “collecting” different loose teas, you’ll wonder where  and how to store it.

Tea’s life, quality and flavor depends on quality storage.

Tea will absorb odors, humidity and any sort of toxins in the air. Actually, that is also why I use my infused tea leaves to absorb bad odors in my fridge. Then I through them away in my compost.

Avoid these 5 tea flavors assassins

Light

•will degrade your tea by stripping if from its natural color and of course its flavor ➞Dark place, Tea tin.

Moisture

•will degrade your tea, causing decay and naturally loss of flavor, quality ➞No fridge, Sealable container.

Heat

•will degrade your tea as well, summer is approaching ➞Cool place, Away from stove, oven.

Odor

•will absorb good and bad odors, better avoid putting it near anything with strong odors (Spices, oignons…)➞Avoid spice cabinet.

Air

•will absorb every particles in…

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Cramming for last Sociology exam, then 2

Cramming for last Sociology exam, then 2 weeks of semi-down time while we get the kids ready for school