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Earth Day

“seems to me, it ain’t the world that’s so bad, but what we’re doin’ to it”
~ Louis Armstrong

a new day

A new day

A new day, with a new set of challenges, including the challenge of wrapping my head around yet another wave of violence. But that fresh start is also an opportunity for a fresh perspective, for evolving the way I look at the situation, and the world.

Members Unite

Members Unite

“The doggie makes him feel better?”

“That’s right, they give doggies to soldiers who are hurt, and the doggies help them to get stronger, be happy, and feel loved.”

“I like that.”

Gem has her hand in most of my blog posts in one way or another. When I was hired to review the Members Unite program, where users vote on a collectively funded project each month, I pulled her right up beside me to help out with the review.

March of Dimes

My brain stopped working when the words Neonatal Intensive Care Unit came out of the doctors mouth. I sat on the exam table in my paper gown, strapped to monitors spitting out ticker-tapes, and tried to unhear those words. This is not an eventuality for which I had prepared myself. All those nights I stayed …

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Blog Action Day 2009 – Climate Change

Blog Action Day While we represent less than 5% of the world’s population, the United States is in the unique position of both being a world leader in greenhouse gas emissions and a world leader in clean energy technology. We are among the best and the worst. This December the world’s leaders will come together …

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