Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Power of One

This past weekend, I was driving down a street in the city that has a stop light at every corner.  If you get a certain rhythm going, you can either pass through all green lights or you get stopped at all red … Continue reading

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“Back in the Day . . .”

I saw a swing set being transported today.  I was on the highway, returning home from a perfect “mini vacation” and a flatbed truck whizzed by me with a wooden swing set wobbling on the back.  Memories of my old … Continue reading

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Look Up!

A few years ago . . .(OK, WOW! way more than a few years ago!), I gave an extemporaneous speech in a class I was taking to learn how to run a non profit organization.  The class itself is worth … Continue reading

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Shoutout to Eric!

So.  Today. I found myself at a local gas station, “filling up”, before I hit the road on a little adventure.  I barely pulled up to the pump when a kind young gentleman greeted me with a window squeegee. “We are … Continue reading

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DIGNITY

I have only been able to catch little bits and pieces of the Olympic Games since they have started.  Yesterday when I switched on the TV, they were doing a snapshot of an athlete who is blind.  I didn’t get … Continue reading

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The Making of a Professional Volunteer

Good Morning America (GMA) did a spot yesterday about teens and summer jobs.  First Daughter, Sasha Obama, apparently has a summer job at a seafood stand and GMA was reporting that less than one third of teens are taking summer … Continue reading

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