The phrase “physical limitation” has almost never been included in the Diamond Mike dictionary. I have found myself bumping into walls because my mind was not quick enough to tell me that I would slam into them if I did not stop walking. After all, aren’t we created from atoms that are mostly empty space?… Read More The Empty Room
Yield 36-40 cookies This was an experiment to create the world’s most delicious flavor of little tea cookies. I mixed the ingredients and divided the dough into three bowls. The first bowl was plain. The second bowl had a sprinkle of cinnamon. The third bowl had some molasses. Ingredients: 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup… Read More How to Make Purple Mike Cookies
In 2006, we began to compile an archive of every winning submission (also called entry or essay) since 1993. Since the essays had previously been key typed into a word processing application, none of the submissions could be used in any type of calculation. This required the tedious process of copying and pasting each individual… Read More What Single Word Describes Mom?
A viral video from a Washington music festival in 2009 showed a shirtless man dancing amongst a crowd of festival-goers lounging on the grass. The man looked like an idiot even when a second dancer joined him. The first man even seemed to give the other pointers of how to dance. Later, a third and… Read More The Culture and Movement of Why Mom Deserves a Diamond
The invention of FlyUp! (for Fully Live Your Unlimited Potential) came shortly after we launched the Raise Your Umbrella school program. The all-inclusiveness of FlyUp! made it an even higher form of Raise Your Umbrella. Most everyone has heard of Abraham Maslow, who published his 1943 article entitled, “A Theory of Human Motivation.” The paper… Read More Fly Up! And Self-Actualization