Get you any modern or vintage LASERJET printer and go about your business. All inkjets suck. They just do. The strengths perspective focuses on strengths and aspirations rather than problems and deficits. This isn’t to say we ignore problems and needs, but the way we respond to them is by building on what is already working. If we see communities as being full of strengths and resources, it makes sense to involve them in our work and we are more likely to want to engage community members.
Here in Naples in Italy, locals know what it’s like to live in the shadow of a sleeping volcano. That hill in the distance is Mount Vesuvius, one of the most famously destructive volcanos in history. At about this time of year in 79 AD, it erupted, burying the ancient city of Pompeii.
While Crystal feeds her dragon with thousands of crickets every two weeks, and is going nuts slowly in the process having to listen to their chirping, the self proclaimed insectophobic Shirley loves to listen to crickets. Its music for her. Bill is a brave man indeed.
The same thing happened with Halt and Catch Fire. The first season was amazing on the trials and tribulations of bringing a startup’s product from fuzzy idea to actual demo; and then critics gushed over the fine performances of the females in the series, Donna and the hacker chick, so they turned it into some exploration of feminism, “women in tech”, a mini soap about the sex escapades of the shitheel executive. Now, nothing against feminism, feminism’s great, but if I want to see rah rah explorations of the travails of women in male dominated environments, I’ll read some puff piece in the New York Times Magazine or watch a comic book movie with Furiosa.
4050 Calories is provided by only 1 pound of body fat if you could use just fat during the Ridge Run. 4050 Calories is more than the glycogen reserves of 150 pound person, 3000 calories. You cannot complete the Ridge Run on glycogen reserves alone. Take the 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ piece of cardstock and fold it inside out using the folding tool from the Cricut Essentials kit. This way the nice finish on the front of the cardstock is not blemished when folded. Set aside with something heavy holding it down so the fold becomes permanent..