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Women in The World

Posted on April 8th, 2016

The seventh annual Women In The World Summit just concluded three days of amazing women sharing incredible stories of life for women around the world – good, bad, and often devastating.  Organized and hosted by Tina Brown in association with The New York Times, the summit featured journalists, activists, artists, and “feminist firebrands”... Read More...

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Young Girl Stands Up to Terrorists

Posted on July 14th, 2014

July 14th is international Malala Day and Malala Yousafzai is celebrating her 17th birthday by meeting with the president of Nigeria to urge government action  to bring back the 250 young girls kidnapped... Read More...

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Poet Maya Angelou

Posted on May 28th, 2014

We celebrated Maya Angelou’s 84th birthday two years ago, http://www.iminerva.com/maya-angelou/, and now we mourn her passing.  She inspired us, made us look inside ourselves, and made us stand... Read More...

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Diana Nyad – Dream Chaser

Posted on September 3rd, 2013

Congratulations to 64-year-old Diana Nyad on completing her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, setting a record for the longest ocean swim without flippers or a protective shark cage!

We wrote... Read More...

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog

Posted on November 29th, 2011

Good News!    The Wall Street Journal reports that it is actually possible to increase your IQ.

Research now shows that IQ scores can improve with as little as a few weeks of “cognitive... Read More...

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Back to School

Posted on August 24th, 2011

September comes and I’m always in a Back-to-School mode. I’m not sure if I connect the season with shopping – school supplies and special new outfit – or getting back to see... Read More...

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“Feelin’ Good” at Clark

Posted on July 14th, 2011

There’s streamers, confetti, feather boas and fedoras, synchornized swimmers and a jazz band, prune juice and Depends, gambling and smooching – all with a troupe of 100 seniors lipsynching... Read More...