little ones, Belen Soto

Little Reminders

Little Reminders ~ the little one’s glee shining innocent and free reminder to be ~ Here is another fun ceramic figure from Belén Soto, inspiring me to play and enjoy life. This cute character is called El Pequeño, meaning the little one, from the Duende family. He appears to be doing a famous yoga pose called…

educational revolution

Reforming Education

This is a fascinating TED Talk by Ken Robinson about education. I’ve been dancing around the educational system for years. I’ve worked as a sub and teachers aid, considered advanced degrees, and reviewed alternative approaches like Waldorf and Montessori Schools. Ultimately, I decided to not pursue teaching as a profession because I couldn’t see myself…

living without money, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 189

This week Awesome Stories brings you living without money, love, tidal power, beauty and powerful women. Living without Money  While I highly value and enjoy living simply, I’m not sure I could give up money and possessions completely like this German woman. Heidemarie Schwermer made a deliberate choice to stop using money 14 years ago. She gave…