This mom’s graduation dream is 33 years in the making



Bonnie Johnson takes the term “non-traditional college student” to a whole new level.

Like many Americans, Johnson had a dream of obtaining a college degree. But unlike so many of the Kennesaw State University graduates crossing the stage this morning, Johnson’s dream wasn’t achieved in a linear, four-year-long fashion.

In fact, realizing her goal took more than three decades. Johnson began pursuing a degree in business administration in 1983. Before she was able to graduate, however, life threw her more than a couple curveballs.

With two premature children born with special needs, Johnson found her academic interests took a backseat to caring for her children Read more…

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Travel Back 50 Years to 1964 New York World’s Fair



In 1964, the New York World’s Fair opened with radical technologies and dazzling futuristic displays.

Fifty-one million visitors descended on Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y. over two six-month seasons in 1964 and ’65 to experience innovations like “picturephones,” lunar crawlers and Belgian waffles. The Ford Times called it “a lively and lavish concoction of spectacular entertainment.”

Though a conflict with the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) stripped the fair of an official sanction, the event represented an exciting time in American scientific advancements. While we still aren’t jetting to the moon to visit grandma in her space colony retirement village, technologies like robotic animation continue in special effects productions today. Read more…

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Im looking for a Jim Rohn message from 25 years ago?

Question by Engineer: Im looking for a Jim Rohn message from 25 years ago?
He talks about being self educated?
Maybe 1984 or something, maybe it was his first message.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Working Parents



On December 31, 2012, I nursed my two-week old son and made a single resolution: Survive the first year of parenthood. And now, just over one year later, I’m proud to say that, perhaps for the first time in my life, I stuck to my new year’s resolution.

This year, I’ve found that my list of resolutions fall into two camps: the usual post-holiday suspects, like vowing to run a faster 5K and eat less junk, and the supermom wish list, like resolving to take my son to the playground despite the cold weather. Liz O’Donnell, Huffington Post contributor and author of Mom, Mogul, and Maid, offers this list of resolutions, which encourages working mothers to focus on tackling a few practical resolutions, because “while we can have it all, we can’t do it all.” Read more…


Describe something funny that happened to you in teen years?

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Question by Billie: Describe something funny that happened to you in teen years?
I’d really appreciate some true funny short stories for a laugh and inspiration for one I have to write for homework.
Thanks in advance!

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Answer by pi
My earlier days of chemistry class, I was thinking of something when the teacher asked me symbol of gold. I said Go without thinking. And the teacher said you too Go
Every one laughed . I was so embarrassed when i realized my mistake.

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