Visiting the Tule Tree

Photo: Tule Tree Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday of October. It’s a big party fit for a big tree! Google Maps The Tule Tree may not be the tallest or the oldest tree in the world, …

Human Rights Day

Photo: USFWS, Sunrise, Big Stone December 10 is Human Rights DayHashtag: #HumanRightsDay Human rights = a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person Key Linksun.org/en/events/[email protected] Questions How is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights relevant today? How is Human Rights Day translated in other languages? How is Human Rights Day celebrated? What …

Don’t

Photo: Don’t climb Uluru Don’t = Do not Quotes Don’t wait to be asked.– Conversation Don’t expect to find solutions to out-of-the-box problems without looking out-of-the-box.– Conversation Don’t send everything to everyone.– Conversation Don’t dream it’s over.– Crowded House Don’t try to fix things in five minutes.– Conversation Don’t force.– Conversation Don’t close this tab. …

Reconciliation

Buzzwords Reconciliation = Restoration of friendly relations HeadlinesThe uncomfortable truth about ReconciliationReconciliation requires action. ‘Awareness’ is not the end game. – @NITV National Reconciliation Week (Australia)reconciliation.org.au Videos Planeta.com

Immediate Now

Buzzwords One of the buzzwords that should signify the expectation that things happen right now, whether or not that’s a good thing. Customer service? We want it now. Attention, please. Now. Presenting, the immediate now (recently updated!) The immediate now is often expected in real-time messaging. How do we respond to messages that demand an …

Ethics Notebook

Photo: Zion National Park Treat others the way they would like to be treated.– Platinum Rule It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite.– Paul Keating, (sampled in From little things big things grow) Virtus sola nobilitas (virtue is the only nobility)– Sir Charles Nicholson All …

Future

Buzzwords Future = time still to come HeadlinesWhy you should think about being a good ancestor — and 3 ways to start doing it – TEDFuture of travel – BBC Quotes The best is yet to come. The future of libraries Future Fit Recommended Listening Features Planeta.com

How to be generous

Photo: 2005 Pochote Celebration Generosity is the freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character. How to be generous … some ideasGenerosity enriches us all but how to be generous? Here is a mix of practical and wild ideas. Let us know what works for you! 1. Be kind. Say thank you to someone …