Dancing with Parkinson’s

July 14th, 2016

When doctors and conventional treatments told Rafi Eldor “no,” dance told him “yes.”

Watch on YouTube (above)


A day in Pompeii

September 7th, 2015

Hope for paraplegics

June 1st, 2015

Hope for Paraplegics! South Korean automaker company Hyundai is no longer limited to just making cars now as they have ventured into developing robots as well. The latest one in their plate is a robotic exoskeleton which they have just unveiled and hoped to eventually become a transportation device. According to a report by Mashable, Hyundai posted in their blog a couple of photos and some information about their new “wearable robot.”

What a difference 45 cents makes!

May 18th, 2015

He lost everything to Super Typhoon Yolanda, including his wife and baby, and Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) gave him a fishing boat so he could get his life back. When Rolando Pamplona of Leyte heard about the devastating earthquake in Nepal, he donated P20 (the equivalent of 45 cents US). This led to 241 other beneficiaries of NVC’s Peter Project and Project Joseph to donate over $1,600 US. Nepalese medical students in the Philippines will buy blankets, medicine and food that they’ll bring to earthquake victims. Read full story of how the NVC examples of grace and love of touches those around the world.

Children’s Flash Mob-Paris

May 5th, 2015

He photographed sinking of carrier Yorktown

March 21st, 2015

If WWII interests you, you will enjoy this comprehensive blog post featuring a U.S. Navy photographer, Bill Roy. He captured some remarkable photos of the carrier Yorktown and other events surrounding the Battle of Midway.


Hyphens and Dashes

January 9th, 2015

Judy Vorfeld

DID YOU KNOW THAT when using the minus sign, you use a hyphen, not a dash. Word has all kinds of dashes that can pop up when you least expect them: em and em dashes, “named for the length of a typeface’s lower-case n and upper-case M respectively,” says Wikipedia.

Confused? Use the word “minus.” To indicate temperatures below zero, write “minus 10” or “5 below zero.”

Latest newsletter published

December 15th, 2014

My latest business newsletter has been published and I invite you to check it out for tips that might help.

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying the holiday season that is upon us!


Project Pearls brilliant documentary

October 14th, 2014

Thanks to social media, stories like this one can be viewed throughout the world. And thanks to social media, stories like these can become viral. Which they should.

School kids need footbridge

July 11th, 2014

Looks to me like a group of school children could use a footbridge to help them attend school every day, even in the rainy season.

This is another project by the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation.
This video explains it:

Wikipedia says this: “Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Its capital is Alabel. With a 230 kilometres (140 mi) coastline along the Sarangani Bay and Celebes Sea, the province is at the southernmost tip of Mindanao Island, and borders South Cotabato and Davao del Sur to the north, and Davao Occidental to the east.”

Here are some statistics from the Dept. of Education:



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