Sharing things to brighten a day. Give it a listen!
May 28, 2012 04:34 PM PDT
This was shared on Facebook and I want you to hear it.'IF' by Rudyard Kipling
May 05, 2010 07:43 AM PDT
Poem read by Anita WeldThree Red Marbles
February 02, 2010 10:39 AM PST
This is the life legacy I would hope everyone would want to have! I know I do! I was blessed to get this in an email today from a wonderful, caring friend. I have to share it with you. I know your heart will be touched as mine was!
I have no idea who to attribute it to so, if you know, please leave a comment with that information. I would like to give them credit for their wonderful work.America: What Are We Doing?!!!
January 29, 2010 10:45 AM PST
Update: New relevant story from holocaust survivor. I cannot believe people are denying the holocaust happened! Here is a true story by a Jewish man in a concentration camp and an American GI that couldn't believe what they saw when they arrived there. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gNU2z0ALtg7gs8MxA6H9FgmxEsNA?docId=2dffc927b68748cab92f2e941b99ab44
I read a disturbing article in The Washington Post . To say I am outraged would be a gross understatement. The article is ‘Taking Anne Frank Off Shelves: Indefensible‘ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/literature/taking-anne-frank-off-shelves.html and I was horrified as I read it. There was no reason to do this and it is indefensible!
This is a very historically poignant week. That is the reason for this podcast. It is Holocaust Remembrance Week and I will not ever forget!
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana
"Evil Triumphs When Good People Do Nothing." – unknown author -
‘Taking Anne Frank Off Shelves‘ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/literature/taking-anne-frank-off-shelves.html
Holocaust Remembrance Week at UN http://www.undispatch.com/node/9485
Corrie ten Boom http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corrie_ten_Boom
Anne Frank http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Frank
George Santayana http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/George_Santayana
Photograph image 'Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, FL' by photographer Salvador Vitanza via tripadvisor.com http://www.tripadvisor.com/members-photos/SalvadorVitanza
Who is Anita?!!
January 27, 2010 10:19 AM PST
I took a few personality tests recently. What was the result?
I am an INFP personality and an ‘Idealist Champion.’ I read the descriptions and find them to be mostly true. As with most of these tests I have taken over the years, I always fall ‘betwixt and between’ an extrovert and an introvert. I am usually 50-50 so it really does depend on the circumstance I find myself in at any given moment. That is why, though I equally test into INFP and ENFP, the INFP is a more comfortable fit.
First, let me share the definitions of each with you. Then I will try to explain how all of this relates to me so you can know me better.
If you want to find out what your personality type is, I recommend the following:
My Personality http://www.mypersonality.info/
Personality Test (on Facebook) http://apps.facebook.com/mypersonalitytest/result.php?resultid=14189
Who are you? Who do you want to be? Who are you attracted to http://similarminds.comCharacter: Who We Are When No One Is Looking
January 21, 2010 04:12 PM PST
I have always heard that character is the person we are when no one is looking. That is a very interesting concept! A general rule of thumb is that people act one way in public and another in private. This is a learned activity as we grow and are exposed to different social arenas. In the ‘real world,’ there is the benefit of ‘body language’ to help us determine if someone is being truthful or true to himself or herself. You may not have a complete picture of the person, depending on the extent of your interaction, but at least you have a chance of determining who they really are.Social Media and Cycling in the Classroom
January 20, 2010 01:12 PM PST
Twitter and the sport of Cycling are and would make great classroom tools! The idea started with a tweet I sent out last week about benefits of the sport of Cycling in the classroom. Then, this morning, I found a great article that went even further, including twitter as a learning tool. Pro-cycling fans have been eagerly anticipating this week! How do I know? The UCI Schedule is in cyberspace for 2010 races and everyone is tweeting about it. Are you wondering yet 'What does this have to do with Education?'
Special Thanks to Pete Geyer http://www.cyclingfans.com for permission to use one of his great photos here!
References:Friends: Near & Far
January 11, 2010 01:48 PM PST
I got an email the other day with a nice picture inserted. It said, "I love my computer because my friends live in it!" How true that statement is! I have friends in real life, but also friends within my 'social media network.' I do not view my computer friends as lesser in value than my real life friends!The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
January 10, 2010 09:41 AM PST
Read by Anita Weld. This poem sums up my life experiences very well. Including it here because it is my favorite poem!Hello and Welcome!
January 09, 2010 12:46 PM PST
I hope you enjoy ‘Anita’s Musings’, for that is really what my podcasts are, and I am very glad if you do! I love meeting new people and interacting with friends, both old and new. I am just getting started with podcasting and I think it’s a very enjoyable way to communicate. It was the next logical step for me after twitter and blogging. A special 'Thank You' to Peter Robinson for granting me the use of his song "With All My Heart' for my podcasts.
Sharing to brighten a day. A wide variety of topics will be covered. Hoping you find the offerings uplifting and return often.
My motto: Vivi! Ridi! Ama! = Live (Life), Laugh (Often), Love (much)
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