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Bobbi Gibb: Running, A Love Story

Aug 12, 2022

Bobbi Gibb is truly a Renaissance person. She is relentlessly curious.  She is well versed in physics and law. And she is a stunning artist. 

In 1966, Bobbi became the first woman to to run the Boston Marathon. She had to sneak into the race (women weren't allowed) and she ran in her brother's bermuda shorts and a...


Jul 29, 2022

From frat parties to happy hours, alcohol is part of our culture and society. The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and health found that 85.6% of people have drunk alcohol at some point and 69.5% drank in the past year. But a certain percentage of people cannot tolerate alcohol and they cannot quit. Jenny Wakefield is...


Jul 15, 2022

This is the finale to the saga of Wendy Wagner PhD's quest for wisdom and guidance.

Wendy’s journey was, in so many ways, Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey. She sought answers to some of humanity’s timeless questions. She faced obstacles and setbacks. And ultimately, on a quest to find timeless truth, she found...


Jul 7, 2022

If you ever thought that Indiana Jones was fiction, this story might just make you change your mind.This is the third installment of the ultimate summer adventure. And it’s all true.

It’s the story of one PhD student on a quest for the meaning of life. Why are we here? What are we meant to do? Ageless questions for...


Jun 24, 2022

Do you believe in serendipity?

In this second part of the story of Wendy's quest, she takes off to Samoa, BoraBora, Easter Island and eventually lands in Santiago, Chile. In Chile things do not go as planned and Wendy finds herself alone in an isolated mountain town, except for one friend, an old book she finds in a...