I always struggle with news reports because there is so much scary and challenging in the world. It’s important to stay informed, of course, but sometimes I just don’t feel up to the task. In January our Adult RE program will be sponsoring a discussion series about despair (and maybe what to do about it); clear your Wednesdays now! But until then, we have this article about the inventor of the Segway, who has decided to turn his attention to philanthopy. Note the photograph of Guinean students who study at night under streetlights in the airport parking lot, because that’s where the light is.