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About aweinfur

Learning and Organizational Change graduate student at Northwestern University. Yogi. Happy.

Live Young.

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Great Things Have Happened

Great Things Have Happened -Alden Nowlan We were talking about the great things that have happened in our lifetimes; and I said, “Oh, I suppose the moon landing was the greatest thing that has happened in my time.” But, of … Continue reading

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I’ve got one hand in my pocket and the other one is clutching my iPhone

A lot of drama has transpired tonight, and for a well-deserved individual.  Steve Jobs’s death feels to many like the loss of a family member or a good friend, because, for better or for worse, his creations have in truth … Continue reading

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Walk on.

“Don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.” ~Jack London

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You were once one cell for half an hour.

I recently ran into an old acquaintance from high school who I haven’t seen in five years and the first question he asked me, after first telling me which top ten grad school he was attending,  was “so do you … Continue reading

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To be a real traveler . .

“To be a real traveler, you must be willing to give yourself over to the moment and take yourself out of the center of the universe.  You must believe totally in the lives of the people and places where you … Continue reading

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Global Fund For Children’s Photo Contest: Cambodian Courage

Hi Everyone, An amazing organization called, Global Fund for Children, ( is trying to raise awareness for girls living in adverse conditions around the world through a program called Project RISE.  In order to do so, they have started a … Continue reading

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Adults say the darnest things: Top 5 eavesdrops of the summer

In college I was a sociology major and a psychology minor. In a nutshell I am completely fascinated by the absurdity of the human race.  Sometimes this innocent curiosity leads me to engage in questionable habits that some may describe … Continue reading

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Think Different.

In every aspect of his life, Steve Jobs proved that thoughts can hold power over illness and that imagination transforms fairy tales into realities. Here’s to his Apple legacy. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. … Continue reading

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Make Tea Not War – well, for women at least . . .

The temperature is starting to drop, soon the leaves will follow and we will be ushered into the best season of the year.  That’s right – it’s leather boots and tea season served with an apple crisp on the side. … Continue reading

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