What is the Kindness Project? The project’s underlying message is that communities are strengthened through a culture of kindness. Kindness Project Chapters provide opportunities to explore kindness, understand what it means to us individually, as … Continue reading "The Kindness Project"
Today’s deliberations about a revamped health care system are stuck—in need of fresh analysis and a new vision. Health Care Revolt by Dr. Michael Fine looks around the world for examples of health care systems that are effective … Continue reading "Dr. Michael Fine, Health Care Revolt"
For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, an enormous triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Sailing in large, double-hulled canoes, without the benefit of … Continue reading "Author talk: Christina Thompson, Sea People, The Puzzle of Polynesia"
Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore is an illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries”on topics as varied as Alice … Continue reading "Author Talk: Lawrence Millman, Fungipedia"
The Community Foundation For Nantucket hosts a listening session on Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Sen. Julian Cyr (D. Cape & Islands) and Rep. Dylan Fernandes (D.Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket), Sen. Cyr chairs the … Continue reading "Community Listening Session with Sen. Julian Cyr & Rep. Dylan Fernandes"
Edward Wilson-Lee tells the extraordinary story of Hernando Colón, a singular visionary of the printing press-age who also happened to be Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, Hernando traveled … Continue reading "Author Talk: Edward Wilson Lee, The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books"