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Polly Appel: A Life of Purpose

posted by ajurkowitz

  “CA – COO! CA – COO!” The slam of the toilet seat lid followed by the door crashing against the backstop has already awakened me, so this mantra just gives me a headache.  It’s 5:30 in the morning. It’s […]

We’re Rooting for These Urban Farmers

posted by ajurkowitz

            Surely the best thing to ever come out of a fraternity kitchen experiment, Back to the Roots gourmet mushroom company was founded by 2009 UC Berkeley seniors Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora. After hearing […]

Noonie Thompson: Doctor, Mother, Patient, Entrepreneur

posted by ajurkowitz

The day I finally met Noonie Thompson was a good one. I had heard about her through various friends and she was described as bigger than life itself… Beautiful, brilliant, funny… mother of 4 kids, wife of DT (a very […]

Pure Joy… Pure Hopelessness

posted by ajurkowitz

It is amazing how powerful a picture can be and these two take the cake. Who can look at these photos and do anything else except smile. “When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back […]

Emily Montez of MamaFusion: Her Story, in Her Words

posted by ajurkowitz

I was raised a good ole’ Southern girl in a good ole’ Southern family.  We believed that shopping and makeup could cover any wound.  No matter what was happening behind closed doors, and in our life there was plenty, you […]

Milkshake Loves: MODO Eyewear and Their New Muse

posted by ajurkowitz

                      According to the National Post, if Al Gore and Elle McPherson had a child together, she’d probably turn out like Summer Rayne Oakes. She’s totally fashionable and, at the […]

Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

posted by ajurkowitz

  In 1999, Saranne Rothberg was diagnosed with early stage IV cancer. And while getting chemotherapy one day at the hospital, she had a revelation: laughter truly is the best medicine! Laughter makes coping with trauma easier. And laughter can […]

Racism is stupid… only a panda could say it so well

posted by ajurkowitz

If everyone could see beyond just black and white we would all be better off!        

Perspective Shift

posted by ajurkowitz

I once heard a story about a comedian who was ticked off because a woman sitting in the front row at his show had her head resting on your husband’s shoulder the whole time, almost like she was nodding off. […]

Milkshake Loves: Chari(Tees)

posted by ajurkowitz

Ever wanted an easy way to tell others about your favorite charitable organization? We found that a lot of great organizations offer tee shirts for purchase that let supporters literally wear their hearts on their sleeves. Check out some of […]

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Milkshake Loves: Artisinal Backpacks
Once sported exclusively by school kids, the backpack is making a major comeback. The two-strap style is kinder on your body and better for your posture than a tote, no matter how trendy or fashion-forward it may be. Fortunately, we've found the perfect bag that will fulfill all your day-to-day need

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Who Says Little People (Or Dogs) Can't Handle Big Things?

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