#CripTheVote

 

Organized – Outstanding!

An article interview with the founders of #CripTheVote

a platform for people with visible and invisible disabilities

voices and concerns to be heard during this politically hot

season –

http://www.dailydot.com/politics/crip-the-vote-2016-election/

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Sunday Poem~

To The Moon (fragment)

Percy Bysshe Shelley

http://academyofamericanpoets.cmail19.com/t/ViewEmail/y/F718845134BA18FF/F7AC937704804FC38BD4C707EBCCB890

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Happy Summer Solstice!

strawberry moon        Strawberry Moon Monday 🙂

PHOTO Credit:  http://www.talkclassicrock.com/threads/tonight-june-20th-is-the-strawberry-moon.8692/

Excellent article about the rare event we have been blessed to experience.

Summer Solstice coincides with full ‘Strawberry’ moon Monday

 

Enjoy ~

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Sunday Poem ~ Spoken Word wonderful warning ;)

Spoken word artist, Patrick Roche –

 

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Sunday Poem ~

Birches

by Robert Frost

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/44260

We had a swaying silver birch in our front yard. During an ice storm, the three branches curved, stuck to ice like spider legs.

I remember how we worried over the little tree’s survival through the winter.

Swaying Silver Birch lived – silver lining perhaps.

Tall majestic birches touch my soul. No wonder, the white peeling bark tree stands tall in multi-cultural symbolism – birches, poem worthy, rune worthy, totem worthy and

Healer of hollow hearts – http://www.ecoenchantments.co.uk/myogham_birchpage.html

Enjoy!

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

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Photography by Victoria Kaloss

Prosthesis allows amputees to walk in heels

Pretty amazing ~

Unique Ability

Source: Johns Hopkins University via Gizmag

The prosthesis is reported to perform admirably, weighing in at less than 3 lb and supporting weights up to 250 lb The prosthesis is reported to perform admirably, weighing in at less than 1.4 kg and supporting weights up to 113 kg

We’ve seen some interesting prostheses over the years, from 3D-printed legs to devices for kids with superhero aesthetics. A project from researchers at the Johns Hopkins University is a little different, providing a prosthesis to help women with lower limb amputations to walk in high heels. It’s an effort that could have a huge positive impact on people’s lives, from female veterans to the fashion conscious.

According to the researchers, the new solution represents the first prosthesis designed to play nice with fashionable footwear for women, allowing the user to pop on a pair of heels up to a height of 10 cm.

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