Here amongst our team we abide by an email manifesto to keep communication on point. This article by Maria Popova is helpful for better understanding how we can make email more civil and digital communication kinder.
I have always loved the opening of the Charles Dickens novel about the French Revolution and the two worlds of the peasants and the aristocracy.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair…” (Dickens)
On an early spring morning, two 2Mers showed up at East Dallas Community Schools (EDCS) to be a part of a beautification day taking place. The busyness of the school grounds that morning included several volunteers ready to work and many staff members eager and cheerful. EDCS is a 33-year-old nonprofit school in East Dallas for children nine and younger. Read More
Be a part of something bigger than yourself. Have courage to make an impact wherever you are. Hold humility to the highest. All of these are important values for an office where employees seek to be more than just “on the clock”. Read More
The reviews of Mud are super good and it is a very good movie but not as GREAT as I expected. On the other hand, it is well worth your while to go see it if you haven’t; it gives a road map to big life challenges such as: fathers/sons, mentors/mentees (all male). Most of this film is about these relationships with a few scenes and subplots about mothers/sons, mothers/husbands, coming of age for 14 year old boys, and women as objects. Read More
I went to see 127 Hours after going back and forth for two days trying to determine if I could watch someone cut their arm off to survive. I am glad i did, as it is quite an amazing movie on several levels. The personal story told by the actor representing the man who had to do this in real life was revealing and very reflective. Read More
If you see this film playing near you, RUSH to see it! It starts slowly and takes a shattering turn about a tenth of the way in. The rest keeps you on the edge. This lost girl/woman with Down syndrome encounters a world she has never been in or understood. Read More
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