If you’ve overdosed on pajama-grams or the nordic combined, here are some diverse treks for thought:
Local hero- Dr. Ian Goodman went from Springfield, MA to Haiti last week to rescue severely injured children. He was able to bring eight of those who could be most helped back to Massachusetts. A former pediatric resident, Ian is currently an ER fellow at the Baystate Medical Children’s Hospital (Tufts University) in Springfield. His story is inspirational.
The Moth, is a story telling organization. It was founded in 1997 by George Dawes Green, poet and novelist from Georgia, to recreate summer evening porch stories, told by everyday folks. Now a New York City institution, you can hear the famous and not-famous recount their personal tales. It could be replicated in any local community’s school, senior center, theater group.
If you like Sarah Palin, don’t read this provocative editorial from NYU’s Washington Square News.
CandyPants Rant: Does anybody understand the ice skating scoring? I liked the chauvinistic, corrupt but simple 9’s and 10’s. And what’s with the mogul ski guys lounging on futons?