Safe Space and Real World? August 23, 2016

If you assure the safety of the people, location does not matter. This means people take responsibility (what a concept, eh?) for themselves as a group. One could also discuss the safe space between some folks ears as no thoughts will ever occur.~

How do you define Campus Safety, Safe space?

Mitch Albom: Is ‘safe space’ concept being abused on campus?

Learning life lessons

Now, it’s true, college can be challenging, and students of color or atypical backgrounds can face hurdles that others do not. Schools should do whatever is possible to ensure all students feel supported.

But unless you plan to live on your parents’ couch forever, the idea of spaces so “safe” you hear nothing you don’t like will quickly disappear with the cap and gown. So how does this prepare students for the real world?

Mitch Albom

Roommates & Social Media

Best, safest method of finding a roommate?

Michael Nunez: Why You Should Follow Your Roommate on Social Media (Hint: Murder)

Shopping Carts August 23, 2016

DTG Shopping cart

Andrew Liszewski What Happens When a Shopping Cart Hits a Wall at 72 MPH

The world’s fastest shopping cart

Dodge Charger August 23, 2016

DodgeCharger
My original headline was “The Dodge Charger Scat Pack Turned Me Into An Asshole,” but then I realize that a car can’t really change someone’s character. There already has to be an asshole buried deep within.

It’s a hard pill to swallow. I used to think I was a pretty good dude, but apparently I’ve had a sociopathic, abrasive punk hidden deep in my soul—a side of me only recently brought to light by a bright red sedan whose only aim is to cover the road in burnt rubber.

David Tracy The Dodge Charger Scat Pack Brought Out My Inner Asshole

Shorpy August 23, 2016

Washington, D.C. "Billy Denham, 9/5/22." Competitive cyclist both motor- and bi-. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Washington, D.C. “Billy Denham, 9/5/22.” Competitive cyclist both motor- and bi-. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Washington, D.C. "Roxie Stinson, figure in Teapot Dome scandal, has her fortune told, 3/27/24." National Photo Company glass negative.  "Roxie Stinson, divorced former wife of the late Jess Smith, right-hand man to Attorney General Frank Daugherty, broke open the Teapot Dome investigations with sensational testimony of graft, bribes from bootleggers, and a crooked $33 million dollar oil deal."

Washington, D.C. “Roxie Stinson, figure in Teapot Dome scandal, has her fortune told, 3/27/24.” National Photo Company glass negative.
“Roxie Stinson, divorced former wife of the late Jess Smith, right-hand man to Attorney General Frank Daugherty, broke open the Teapot Dome investigations with sensational testimony of graft, bribes from bootleggers, and a crooked $33 million dollar oil deal.”

Classic Carlin, August 23, 2016

George Carlin – Euphemisms

Perception August 23, 2016

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Mark Rowse,
clergyman

“We bring forth weeds when our quick minds lie still.”
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

“Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.”
John Churton Collins, 1848-1908

“The important thing in life is to have great aim and to possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
Mark Twain

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”
Robert Kennedy

“Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Social Aims” in The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott,
writer

“If you are brave enough to say good-bye, life will reward you with a new hello.”
Paul Coehlo

“A man is not only happy but wise also, if he is trying, during his lifetime, to be the sort of man he wants to be found at his death.”
homas à Kempis

My life is my message.
Mahatma Gandhi

Music August 23, 2016

Alfredo Yungi – Let it be (The Voice Angola)
Charley Blue – Roll Over Beethoven’ (The Voice UK)
Mahir Kapetanović – Whole Lotta Love (The Voice of Croatia)
Nádia Marques –The House of the Rising Sun (The Voice Portugal)
Maja Tošić – Somebody To Love (The Voice of Croatia)

Our Third Thirds August 22, 2016

Our Third Thirds Invasion of the Vegetables

Flash Back!
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes – First Attack and Opening Scene

Neighborhood Crime Prevention August 22, 2016

Jill Burke: The Anchorage residents who work overtime to prevent crime in their neighborhoods

What Are the Goals of Neighborhood Crime Watch?

To increase awareness of the crime of burglary and other property crimes.
To implement various safety and residential security strategies to make homes more secure and less likely to be targeted.
To help neighbors recognize signs of suspicious and criminal activity and how to properly report them to police.

APD Neighborhood Crime Watch