Category Archive: Life

Aug 09 2017

Can we talk? About me?

  “I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.” Henry David Thoreau On this day in 1854, Henry David Thoreau published Walden: Or, Life in the Woods. I recently read/listened to Walden again via the LibriVox app. LibriVox is a free app where volunteers read …

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Aug 04 2017

What difference will it make?

  One person can make a difference. Swedish diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg was born on this day in 1912. (death date unknown)   Wallenberg was credited for saving tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust. As Sweden’s special envoy in Budapest, Wallenberg issued passports which allowed Jews to be sheltered in buildings …

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