Everyone knows the 1988 movie “Stand and Deliver” with Edward James Olmos, about a high school math teacher in a tough Los Angeles neighborhood who helped his students succeed in AP Calculus.  Jaime Escalante, the real teacher whose life inspired the movie, passed away from bladder cancer today at 79-years-old.  In 1974, Escalante was a calculus teacher at Garfield High School.  He faced dislike and opposition…

President Obama is not the first president to tackle health reform, the economy and a new vision for the United States. This famous State of the Union speech from FDR was an sharing of what he called a “Second Bill of Rights.” Here, in another era, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt presents a healthy vision for…

One french fry brought two women together. While driving on the highway in Liberty Township, Ohio, Amanda Mountel found herself in a desperate situation–she began choking on a french fry she was eating. Immediately, Mountel “slammed on the brakes, threw it into park, and flagged down help,” by using the international sign for choking (KYPost.com).  A…

Spring is here. Do you have your Spring Cleaning Checklist ready? Famous Feng Shui expert and best-selling author, Terah Kathryn Collins, offers these super helpful tips for what she calls “Tender Loving De-Cluttering.” As you seek to clear the decks of clutter and stuff in your home, closets, basement, and life, ask yourself the following questions about…

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