Words To Live By: “It’s A Beautiful Glass”

Wanting to understand “What is it that makes us human?” filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand collected images and stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries about love, work, poverty, death, war… for his film HUMAN.  In this excerpt, John Halcyon Styn shares an inspirational story about his grandfather, Rev. Caleb Shikles.  Who reminds us not to […]

Caterpillars — Masters of Domination

Evolution does strange and wondrous things — like creating Caterpillars Masters of Domination! I’m proof of how little we know of nature’s complexity and how much we misidentify actions through our limited knowledge…  I always thought the most amazing thing about caterpillars, besides their massive appetite and rapid growth, was their ability to transform themselves from […]

What’s Your Favorite Way To Celebrate The 4th Of July?

The semi-official/traditional Independence Day celebration includes food outdoors with family/friends, parades and fireworks.  But I often wonder if we still love our current ways to celebrate the 4th of July as much as the media does? If given the chance to start from scratch and create a whole new set of Independence day traditions would we start over and […]

Join NGN Day – A Many Faceted Network Is A Girl’s Best Friend!

Do you have people in your life, personally and professionally, who are willing to step forward to listen, lend a hand, shoulder or idea, share information and experiences, find others who could and would help you when needed?  You should.  Everyone needs a many faceted network! It used to be universally proclaimed that […]