Tracking Down Mortenson’s Schools In Pakistan – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011. Here is an update on Dr. Greg. It will take time to find the truth and the debate continues!
Opinion | Greg Mortenson — after the tea has been spilled | Seattle Times Newspaper. The blogs and twitters are frantically trying to put the pieces together! Truth can be complex and ambiguous. In the end, I always look at outcomes, the facts, the realities. The truth is that girls received an education. I hope that truth continues.
Greg Mortenson’s ‘Three Cups Of Tea’ Web Of Lies Grows. On the Road is in the middle of reading Stones into Schools. It is a compelling account of the Dr. Greg’s journey into Afghanistan. It appears that Dr. Greg is in the middle of a controversy!
I turned 56 today, which makes me closer to sixty rather than 50. A liberating thought, given that this is my age of active wisdom, according to Mary Catherine Bateson… Read more I Turned 56 Today – I’m Now In The Age of Active Wisdom!!! →
Goodreads | When Corporations Rule the World by David C. Korten – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists. There are times when the “stars” come together to match a book with the very moment that you need to read it. Dr. M sent me When Corporations Rule the World. I want this book to be a “slow read,” to be savored like a wonderful cup of tea, preferable Chai. This is my take away for today… “It seemed evident from our analysis that to reestablish a sustainable relationship to the living earth,… Read more When Corporations Rule the World by David C. Korten →
A Briefer History of Time was about curiosity, guesswork, hope and wonder. I understood about 35% and of the contents, which was enough to recognize that dreaming “big” is the only… Read more Star Trek – It Was All True →
Slate Magazine. Christopher’s blog advised that he was undergoing radiation treatment and was unable to write in the Slate. Instead, there is an excellent 60 Minute interview that I enjoyed watching. All the very best, Christopher in your journey.
I check out the Green’s Dictionary of Slang on Goodreads. This is the blurb – there were no comments from readers. Most said that it was on their “to read” list for the future. It’s been out since 2009 so the future seems to be slipping away….But what a collection!!! The three volumes of Green’s Dictionary of Slang demonstrate the sheer scope of a lifetime of research by Jonathon Green, the leading slang lexicographer of our time. A remarkable collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of… Read more Goodreads | Green’s Dictionary of Slang by Jonathon Green – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists →