USA! USA! USA!

And now onto something completely different…

I had some ideas of things to write about for this blog post, but on May 1st, I was part of history. I was one of the 45,713 fans at the Philadelphia Phillies game, the largest gathering of Americans in America at the time of the news that the United States Navy Seals had found and killed Osama Bin Laden.   Continue reading “USA! USA! USA!”

Disability Interview: Shauna Bruce-Hamburger

Interview with Shauna Bruce-Hamburger of Divine Potential

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

Shauna Bruce-Hamburger is the perfect representation of this powerful quote. An optimist from a very young age, Shauna has always maintained a “glass half full” type attitude despite dealing with more than her share of struggle and challenge. Born with Spina bifida, Shauna vowed from an early age that she would never let her “so called” disability get in the way of living her life to the fullest. Continue reading “Disability Interview: Shauna Bruce-Hamburger”

You CAN Do It!

I had just graduated fifth grade with all A’s and on the first day of summer vacation, my best friend’s dad rewarded us with a day at a nearby Karate tournament. He had front-row tickets; I was so excited I could hardly stand it. Other than looking through the window at the dojo Karate school that was down the street from our house, I’d only seen Karate fights in the movies. This time I’d be up front and close to the action. Continue reading “You CAN Do It!”