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Carl Sagan’s Ultimate Mix Tape – A Love Story

In the summer of 1977, NASA launched two spacecraft as part of the Voyager Interstellar Mission. Their primary mission was to study and send back information on Jupiter and Saturn. They succeeded in this task, to gather priceless knowledge of the outer planets of our solar system, but the spaceships were concieved as martyrs.  No return route was possible. It was known that eventually, the two crafts would escape our solar system, passing the point where communication was possible, and would continue hurtling through the universe into interstellar space.  With their fate in mind, the spacecraft were outfitted with time capsules to transmit essential [Read more]

Honoring Winter Solstice – Dec 21

birch yule log The Winter Solstice means “Re-Birth of the Sun” or “New Beginnings” and in the U.S., occurs on Monday, December 21, 2015. The winter solstice is celebrat...
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The Coffinmaker and The Final Resting Place

green coffin maker The idea that one’s life work should be fulfilling and meaningful is part of many people’s modern-day deliberations.  This beautiful short film speaks to tha...
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A Life Well Lived

a life well lived jim whittaker Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest.  Today he’s still an adventurer and and avid environmentalist.  He was the first f...
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A Christmas Gift That’s Not Too Late to Give:


Don't expect too much of Christmas Day. You can't crowd into it any arrears of unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. And so, The Best Christmas Gifts: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. ~ Oren Arnold [Read More]

Beach Yoga with Brad


When I first started going to Beach Yoga With Brad a few years ago, it was one of the best-kept secrets in all of L.A.  And Glad.is was still just an idea I contemplated at my desk at an advertising agency. Since then, Beach Yoga with Brad has captured the heart of the Westside of L.A., and has won accolades from many of the Los Angeles City Guides.  But for any of you who live here and have still not made [Read More]

How Roland Rolls by Jim Carrey


Over the past 20 years, Carrey has made us laugh with his block-buster comedic films (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, Liar, Liar and Bruce Almighty), provoked us with his serious ones (Man on the Moon, The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and enchanted us with his family fare (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Mr. Popper's Penguins.) In his latest project, Carrey entertains, enlightens and inspires with "How Roland Rolls."   It is a small, simple book [Read More]

Tiny Time Machines


 Stealing Time Back by Garni Sohrabian. once upon a time, before clocks told the time not yet tomorrow, after yesterday the time is now, the day today the clockmaker made a big noisy clock strange it was and said tick tock tick tock the time bandit, one noisy day heard so much noise he could not play he broke the clock to be free and made it look like infinity Garni Sohrabian started a shoe company with a friend right after college. It grew into into nineteen countries and everyone [Read More]

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