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Inspire Montebello! Inspire, Montebello!

November 30, 2014

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.  Mark Twain

Laughter because life is absurd, unpredictable, unfair?


MONTEBELLO EVENTS


Many events.
There is now a page at the “My Montebello” Web site for institution and organization monthly and quarterly calendars. Wish to know what is happening in Montebello? Take a look at http://www.mymontebello.com/calendars.htm . Have a calendar? Let me know at project_teacher@mymontebello.com

Fun for the family, from our city.
Saturday, December 13, City Park, “Santa Claus is coming to Montebello”. // Kids cooking classes. // Art class for children and teens. // Dance workout with Kassy Francis. // Hip-hop class. // Paper-crafting class. // For more information, 323.887.1200, extension 540.

Mortgage mastery.
Montebello Housing Development Corporation is co-hosting a free event on Saturday, December 13, 2014, to provide “FREE information, tools and resources you need to understand your current situation, available options and help you make informed decisions about your mortgage. ...”       For more information, 323.722.3955.

Annual event.  Join the Montebello-Ashiya Sister City Association for our Annual Holiday Social & Potluck Luncheon and Election of Officers for 2015.  Date: Sunday, December 14, 2014.  Place: 1700 Cesar Chavez, across from East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park.  Thanks to Mrs. Susan Okawand of ELAC for providing the facility.  Time: 11:00 am- 3:00pm.  Potluck: Bring Your Favorite Dish for sharing with 8-12 People.  RSVP and Final Call for Your Nominations for Officers ...:  Gloria Haro, gloria.haro@yahoo.com, telephone: (323) 722-1383.

“Metro Board Approves Further Study for Two Light Rail Alternatives”.
For more information, 
http://www.metro.net/eastsidephase2 .


INSPIRATION


An important lesson on how people view history: American POWs who are fond of President Nixon. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=LemllfcAY8A&sns=em  

The 20 Best Graffiti Optical Illusions

http://artentertainments.com/the-20-best-graffiti-optical-illusions  

Adidas, Pharrell to Turn Ocean Plastic, Recycled Bottles into Sneakers

http://www.good.is/link/adidas-pharrell-to-turn-ocean-plastic-recycled-bottles-into-sneakers  

Wow. "
There Are More Ways to Arrange a Deck of Cards than Atoms on Earth", 
http://boingboing.net/2014/04/05/there-are-more-ways-to-arrange.html  

Nano Water Chip Could Make Desalination Affordable for Everyone

http://inhabitat.com/nano-water-chip-could-make-desalination-affordable-for-everyone/ 

Sustainable Neighborhood Revitalization, from Within

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/f-kaid-benfield/sustainable-neighborhood_b_5134242.html 

Shopping for the holidays? 
“A $200 3D printer? Meet the Micro”,
http://www.cnet.com/news/micro-3d-printer-may-be-friendliest-consumer-option-yet/  

Buying for the holidays? 
Fun, educational, absorbing and unique. TinkerBots is the most innovative and well designed robotic building set available today - Arduino compatible and App controlled. ...       https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tinkerbots  

Shall we go to Kansas, Dorothy?
Just last month, for example, a scientific poll found that Kansas’ 2009 renewable energy law enjoys overwhelming support across political lines: 73% of Republicans, 75% of Independents, and 82% of Democrats support the law. In fact, two-thirds of those polled said they would support increasing the state’s renewable energy law, even if it increased their energy bills. ...       http://cleantechies.com/2014/04/15/fossil-fuel-industrys-tired-battle-clean-energy-also-losing-one/?utm_source=CleanTechies+Newsletter&utm_campaign=1e888f764f-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_22d0391fb8-1e888f764f-125842601  

U.S. Renewables to Hit 16% Generation by 2018 – Way Faster than EIA Projections

http://cleantechies.com/2014/04/15/us-renewables-will-hit-16-percent-generation-by-2018/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=us-renewables-will-hit-16-percent-generation-by-2018&utm_source=CleanTechies+Newsletter&utm_campaign=1e888f764f-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_22d0391fb8-1e888f764f-125842601  

The Dropping Cost Of "Grid Defection" Means You Could Soon Ditch Your Electric Company

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3028994/the-dropping-cost-of-grid-defection-means-you-could-soon-ditch-your-electric-company?partner=rss  

Golden Retriever Comfort Dogs, Four-legged Healers, Return to Boston

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-comfort-dogs-boston-marathon-20140419-dto,0,53884.story  

This is a big deal.
“The Renewable Energy Industry Is All about Jobs”, 
http://cleantechies.com/2014/07/25/the-renewable-energy-industry-is-all-about-jobs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-renewable-energy-industry-is-all-about-jobs&utm_source=CleanTechies+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d7b11f4b55-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_22d0391fb8-d7b11f4b55-125842601  


HEALTH AND SAFETY


Healthful holiday recipes for you and your pet.
Organic turkey meatballs. 1 & 1/4 lb. organic turkey breast, ground Fennel, finely chopped Apple, cored, seeded; finely chopped Celery, diced ...       For the complete recipe and the recipe book, http://www.stevebrooksk9u.com/product/dog-bites-the-book/ 

Fight cancer by eating a ripe banana.

http://instagram.com/p/mN_6PYLAFM/ 

Supplements to Boost Your Brain: A Primer on Nootropics

http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/04/10/supplements-to-boost-your-brain-a-primer-on-nootropics/ 

My Year at a Standing Desk and Why I'll Never Go Back [to Sitting]

http://www.fastcompany.com/3028686/my-year-at-a-standing-desk-and-why-ill-never-go-back?partner=twitter  

Despite the occasional negative publicity surrounding vitamin E, this nutrient has proven itself time and again to be one amazing antioxidant. Case in point: Research published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that vitamin E can help slow functional decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This development is particularly significant since no cure for Alzheimer’s exists-only treatments to slow the progression of the disease. ... 
      Whole Health Insider, April 11, 2014 

Meratrim is an incredible weight loss blend of two natural herbs that have been used safely in traditional Southeast Asian medicine. With strong clinical trials backing up its efficacy, news of Meratrim is quickly gaining speed. ...       
http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/meratrim-inhibiting-fat-production-at-the-genetic-level-for-effective-weight-loss?key=219161&utm_campaign=PP-31&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email_channel&utm_content=williams-eletter-041414&pf=FS_99&of=O-19&et_s=ETS-13&et_b=ETB-4&sg=S-1&sm_mid=1259404&sm_rid=1259404.86102.21351  // "7 Hobbies That Help with Depression and Anxiety", http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/7-hobbies-that-help-with-depression-and-anxiety/#ixzz2yzdjzgZ2  //  "The Health Benefits of Whey", http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/the-health-benefits-of-whey#axzz2wPuHCcgc?key=219161&utm_campaign=PP-31&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email_channel&utm_content=williams-eletter-041414&pf=FS_99&of=O-19&et_s=ETS-13&et_b=ETB-4&sg=S-1&sm_mid=1259404&sm_rid=1259404.86102.21351  

Studies show that holy basil extract can dramatically reduce symptoms of general stress—including exhaustion, forgetfulness, insomnia, and sexual problems—within just six weeks of use.

http://www.wholehealthinsider.com/newsletter/nutrient-spotlight-holy-basil/?utm_source=WHI&utm_medium=house_email&utm_term=all&utm_content=news&utm_campaign=WHI_20140417  

About Inspire! and “My Montebello”

To learn about this newsletter, Inspire!, and the accompanying, growing Web site, “My Montebello”, visit www.mymontebello.com.  Also, you will find instructions and contact information for submitting announcements for publication in this newsletter, and for submitting stories to “Montebello Memories” at the Web site.

 

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