It’s A Small World Update

In light of the recent events in Paris and other locales, I am reblogging this post on A Small World. Over a birthday dinner with my family, my mother began discussing our favorite Disney ride . Thinking about my dreams as a child while surrounded by my young nieces, I imagined a better future. One of unity, love, equality, and peace. Let’s create it together.

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Before Mercury goes direct, I want to re-post an old piece I did on the 1964 World’s Fair. The theme was international connection and the role technology plays in our global village. On this past Sunday’s CBS Morning news program, the focus was on how many of our past ideas about the future did not pan out. They featured The Jetsons and the 1964 World’s Fair. It was a fascinating show and I want to share some of it with you. So please enjoy my Small World post ( with updated photos!) and some links to Sunday’s broadcast:

But first, have some retro future fun and check this out!

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-57581743/the-future-isnt-what-it-used-to-be/

http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-3445_162-10016594-9.html

By Anthony Montemurro (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Wanna know why I am an international woman? Read on…. I was going to write about our inter-connected international world today. Then I discovered it’s International Women’s Day.  How perfect!

The story begins at the 1964 World’s Fair in…

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