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Keep Your Eye on the Goal

The story of the princess Atalanta, daughter of King Iasus, demonstrates that women can be every bit the accomplished athlete, fierce hunter, and strong warrior as any man – in spite of the fact that her father, who wanted a son, left her on a mountain to die. She vowed to remain a virgin, dedicated […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Courage to Continue

In 1992, runner Derek Redmond positioned himself on the starting blocks for the 400 meter semi-final at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He was in great shape, despite an athletic career plagued with injuries that forced him to withdraw from the Olymics in Seoul four years earlier. This was to be his big chance, and he […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.