I admire people who manage to go out daily for a walk or a run. One good example is my 90-year-old mother who some weeks after a hip replacement surgery continued with her daily two walks, although shorter ones in the beginning. My 83-year-old mother in law stopped with her regular runs a couple of … Continue reading Picking trash is a healthy hobby
The 32-year old Kaitlyn is one of my Toastmaster friends, whom I admire greatly. She was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident at the age of seven and has been dependent on a wheelchair ever since. Kaitlyn’s mother, who drove the car, was also seriously injured and was unable to care for … Continue reading Purposeful life thanks to a handicap
After I retired from my Project Manager -job in Denmark almost four years ago, I discovered the fascinating world of MOOCs. The abbreviation stands for massive open online courses that are available on the Internet for free or for a modest fee. Since all the learning materials are available online and all the assignments are … Continue reading Studying online
Watching people in a local bus on the way to the airport motel in Papeete, I cannot help but wonder why people look so sad. Both men and women are dressed in bright colorful clothes with flower- and leaf patterns. Many women and girls have real or artificial flower decorations in their hair. Everybody seems … Continue reading Tahiti – a paradise on earth?