Frederick Reamer http://ripr.org en Water http://ripr.org/post/water <p></p><p>Have you noticed how a bit of travel can do so much to help us gain perspective on our lives? &nbsp;Stepping into another culture teaches us about our own, which all of a sudden appears in sharp contrast. &nbsp;Even traveling across the U.S. can help us view our day-to-day lives through a very different lens, where what was once routine and prosaic now seems much more profound. &nbsp;As we hear in this encore essay, Daniel Combs discovered this during his own travels, drip by drip. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:05:00 +0000 Frederick Reamer & Daniel Combs 7355 at http://ripr.org This I Believe RI: Midlife Motherhood http://ripr.org/post/i-believe-ri-midlife-motherhood <p><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Women over 40 come into motherhood in several different ways. What they share is a fierceness of spirit, perseverance and a host of other qualities. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 15:11:28 +0000 Frederick Reamer & Cyma Shapiro 7102 at http://ripr.org This I Believe - Rhode Island: Chess http://ripr.org/post/i-believe-rhode-island-chess <p>Adults tend to think that life lessons must be learned through decades' worth of experience, complex study, rigorous analysis, and, perhaps, therapy. But the truth is, children sometimes are able to reach astonishingly profound insights about life simply by doing what children are supposed to do, playing games with one another. And that's certainly the case with 13-year-old Raghu Nimmagadda.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:05:57 +0000 Frederick Reamer 32094 at http://ripr.org