A little (BIG) good news — am I ready to move?

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/these-italian-towns-will-pay-remote-workers-to-move-there/ It's what we've been dreaming of for our retirement and planning for years away... maybe it's right in front of us now...

A little good news — Forest conservation is a breath of fresh air

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/map-shows-forest-regrowth-equals-size-of-france/ Now this is good news! Proof that we need to protect all the green spaces possible and let them grow!

A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/too-good-to-go-food-waste-app-lets-you-save-restaurant-food/ One of my first jobs while I was in college was working in the kitchen at a posh restaurant as a dishwasher. Aside from the mountain of food not eaten by the patrons and the waste produced during preparation (eg: not-so-perfect lettuce leaves), there was the end of shift purge of now-day-old-foods: breads, fruits, … Continue reading A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into

A little good news — Ok, it’s another geek moment for me: this is really cool to me!

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/roman-colosseum-to-get-hi-tech-floor/ I visited Rome during a Christmas holiday back in 1996 and the Colosseum was closed for repairs so I couldn't enter, but I walked around it and played out in my imagination all the stories I'd read about it. I would have loved to see the inside and the tunnels... very soon, it seems, … Continue reading A little good news — Ok, it’s another geek moment for me: this is really cool to me!

A little good news — learning is cross-curricular, so education should be as well

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/teaching-pupils-steam-cambridge-unviversity-study/ I've been preaching this for years!!! Especially in today's world where all info is at our fingertips... children learn more holistically and needs educators to show them the links between subjects.

A little good news — shared souls and memories

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/frank-o-donnell-milkweed-seeds-monarch-butterfly-daughter/ Just a beautiful story I want to share. It further inspires me to get my butterfly garden finished!

A little good news — paving the way to solving what to do with all those face masks

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/recycled-face-masks-added-to-road-building-material-to-reduce-waste/ In my view, this is a lot of good news!!! The statistic that grabbed me was that on average we are consuming 6 billion face masks a day during this pandemic!!!! And they are all easily recycled into other practical materials... in this case: roads!

A little good news — some academics are finally getting out into the field

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/sheep-vs-lawnmowers-on-uc-davis-campus/ If you've watched documentaries like "The biggest little farm" or "Kiss the Ground", you'd already know the answer to the questions these students are researching at U. C. Davis. Animals grazing in controlled areas do a lot more for the health of the grounds than any machine can! Most traditional farmers already know this … Continue reading A little good news — some academics are finally getting out into the field

A little good news — now that gives me an idea for the kids I teach

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/st-louis-first-grader-creates-foundation-for-homeless/ I had a conversation with one of my more seasoned colleagues the other day about what age little ones get inspired at... she gave me a load of examples about her garde one kids... I'd been thinking about it ever since! Then this amazing story comes along!!! I've decided to add some little inspiration … Continue reading A little good news — now that gives me an idea for the kids I teach

A little good news — This City’s Police Force Says No Officer Fired a Single Shot in 2020, Citing Successful De-escalation Training

Citing successful de-escalation training, Newark police says no officer fired a shot while on duty in 2020. — Read on http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/no-police-shots-fired-2020-newark/ Now this is the kind of initiative I'd like to hear about on all the mainstream media outlets!