When I started planning our Summer Learning Program I reached out to my contact from the Biddeford School Nutrition program to see if I could have a table at the free breakfast/lunch pick up sites. They were thrilled and I began bringing give away books and Summer Learning promotional materials. I would set up a table a few days per week.
This mission defines us, far more than the format of our content. After nearly 180 years, our print edition still thrives, and has been joined by podcast, video, tweet, app, website and live events. But, as each of these formats gains ground or declines in importance, the things The BMJ cares about will endure:.
They are a a variety of ethnicities who do NOT all get along. In fact, there are some strong historic hatreds that would give a whole new meaning to sibling rivalry. So, the enlightened “world” citizen is actually very ignorant of the world as it is..
Carroll hip hop artist Billy Lyve is starting a nonprofit organization called “Find Your Purpose.” that hopes to mold kids and young adults by helping them find their direction in life. Lyve is currently building a recording studio, Wisdom Court Studios, that shares space with AYO Boutique in a downtown storefront on Bond Street. Lyve uses his life experience to mentor local youth and to be a positive role model for them.
When the economy faltered in the latter 70’s and we were hit with “stagflation”, my parents made the difficult decision to close the restaurant. Before it closed, I woke up many nights only to see my dad at his desk struggling to balance the books for the restaurant. After the restaurant closed, I woke many nights to see my dad struggling to balance our family budget..
“For people who already wear hardhats to work or safety goggles and utility belts, wearing Google Glass or some new smart type of display, that makes them a badass. That’s a badge of honor,” says Tom Rikert, a former Google employee and now a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, which invested in Wearable Intelligence and is part of the Glass Collective that offers seed funding to Glass related startups. “That is in such stark contrast to the consumer who is accused of being a dork or socially it violates these norms of privacy or eye contact.”.
When I was a kid it was every bit as exotic as the Khyber Pass (Afghani food) or any Indian restaurant (which I seem to remember as kind of a hippie thing back in the day?) It was not long ago at all that asking for tortillas or salsa in a supermarket would just get you a puzzled look, and eventually a wave in the direction of a few “Old El Paso” boxes. My mother gave us grated raw carrot to put in taco shells (and no sour cream or guac), and my father, learning about this new nacho thing, neatly spaced out every chip on a baking sheet and gave each one its salsa and cheese separately. (This is actually a perfect way to eat them if you are having Holy Roman Emperor feelings and need an outlet for that.)..