A revolution to preserve a world for grandchildren

Submitted by Jerry on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 16:50

I read The Third Industrial Revolution by Jeremy Rifkin as part of my search for realistic methods to assure a better world for my grandson, a world facing major environmental degradation that imperils the future of society. Solutions are available, the problem is that we deny the reality and we cannot even have a national debate on the issues because of deep divisions and the political control exerted by the very economic forces that are driving the destruction.

The best gift for a child

Submitted by Jerry on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 03:30

It seems natural for a parent or grandparent to give things to a child. But what gifts will have a lasting impact? The most valuable gift may not be a thing, but a relationship, a value, a skill, or an outlook. I try to create books that can help build those valuable gifts.

Like a flock of birds

Submitted by Jerry on Sat, 12/03/2011 - 16:41

Yesterday was the kind of warm sunny day in early December that feels like fall, not winter. Walking with my dog, Keren, past a parochial primary school playground at recess. Kids wrestling, showing off, swooping around in a ball game, chirping and shouting, making playground noises—like a flock of birds. I passed on, down the hill, and then turned back to see what the sudden rise in noise and pitch was all about.

PhotoLuminations announces: A Tree for Max, illustrated kids' book, released for publication today Jerry Mon, 11/28/2011 - 19:02

PhotoLuminations, an imprint of New Technology Publishing, announces the
publication of A Tree for Max, an illustrated fable for children in digital format.

The threat to Shaar Hagai Kennels and Myrna Shiboleth, Israeli breeder of Canaan dogs Jerry Sun, 10/23/2011 - 02:42

Myrna Shiboleth, an American determined to train and breed animals, settled in Israel, became a citizen of Israel, and took up the cause of preserving the Canaan dog. Her home, her family, and her work are threatened.

Creative Kids, in Prehistoric Caves or with an e-reader Jerry Sat, 10/01/2011 - 18:54

Can children learn to be creative in a world of e-readers? Prehistoric children did not run amuck; they went to 'school' in caves where they had art and writing lessons, according to a conference on the Archeology of Childhood.

Elders, awake and organize! administrator Fri, 09/30/2011 - 21:41

Concerned about the mindless rush to destruction of the planet? Worried about the future for your children and grandchildren? Searching for a way to stop bullying?

Conflict and Bullying in a HUD-subsidized Building for Elderly Residents: A Case Study Jerry Sat, 09/03/2011 - 22:50

This is a case study of conflict in a building for elderly residents, managed under HUD programs.