I’m Jaq…and I’m a book collector.
There are two types of teachers in the world (two types of adults, really, but teachers works for what I want to say), those who want to participate in the education of their students, who want to help them investigate the topics at hand, to guide them along the way, and those who want to belittle their students, to make sure those students know who is in charge and take great delight when their students fail to overcome those teacher’s own unfair machinations. Continue reading
Can I just say, I love the idea of a “Color of the Year.” Anything “of the Year” really. The idea that someone gets to decide what gets to be lionized for the coming 12 months is awesome. And if it doesn’t work out, you get to pick a new one next year. And if you like more turbulent times, there are plenty of “of the Month” items to choose from as well.
But anyway… Happy 2018. For those of us who love purple, it’s gonna be a good year! Pantone Color of the Year 2018 | Ultra Violet 18-3838
2017… what a year it’s been.
It’s certainly been a year of firsts. During the summer we took Monki on her first big trip, where she met most of her father’s side of the family for the first time. She was a trooper when it came to flying extended distances and experiencing new things! I even got the chance to write it up for the magazine, which was cool. Continue reading
In honor of the great Icelandic holiday tradition, Here’s a list of some of the best books of the last year for you to peruse, think about, ponder and maybe, just maybe, if you have the time, read. It’s a list with something for everyone and easily searchable. And as an added bonus, they have their lists for the past 9 years linked as well. Enjoy! #bookconcierge
The first piece is about how it’s getting tougher and tougher to meet “the one”? There’s an interesting solution I look at and ironically, it involves not looking at all.
Jewish Nevada Encourages Folks to Connect with the Greater Community
The second piece is all about getting in shape for the new year. Some new and interesting workouts for you, right in the Las Vegas Valley!
Finding the Workout that Works for You
Source: Get Shaking | David Magazine
Seriously… how amazing is it that these things are all online and available for research or just plain fun!
Happy Holidays! Neil Gaiman Reads Charles Dickens’s Original Performance Script for “A Christmas Carol”
“No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.”