Free to Learn is a gem of a book, with fast and sound arguments to defend a position that stands so starkly opposing the traditional public education system. It has compelled me to seek a vastly different education experience for my children, something that I knew in my heart was best for them, and now I have a more informed opinion on why the alternative really does encourage a lifelong love of learning that is self motivated. Continue Reading →
Before starting my fast, I considered how I might respond. There is the mental challenge and the curiosity about how I will handle it. There is the physical challenge of resisting the body’s screaming urge to eat. And why do this to myself? Well, for science. Or rather, because of science. Continue Reading →
I realized that science can be just as soothing of an answer. With all the research and breakthroughs in longevity science these days, it is actually possible that my children could benefit from this science and perhaps take part in it. I explained to my child in simple terms about the science of longevity and how he could possibly benefit from this science and also participate in studying longevity and ways to help people extend their healthspan and lifespan. Continue Reading →
I was completely filled with gratitude for this incredible universe. I felt fully alive, with the glowing lava on one side of me, the ocean on the other side, and a crisp dark sky sparkling with stars.
Join me on this adventure, and yes, I will be going back at least once more to witness this. Continue Reading →