Help Fight Poverty With A Single Blog Post: Blog Action Day

Do You want to help put an end to poverty around the world?

All it takes to help is participation in Blog Action Day with a single post on October 15th about poverty.
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Ever Have One Of Those Weeks?

Having a bad day
Photo by Orange Beard

You know those weeks where it seems like everything goes wrong. No matter what you do life throws a few more curveballs at you than usual and the outcome of everything seems to be the one you didn’t want. I know you’ve had those weeks. We all have them. I’m having one this week. What do you do when you have one of those weeks?
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Help Save Michael The Cat

What would you do if while hiking you discovered a lost cat clearly in need of help? Would you coax it off the road and out of harms way? What would you then do as it followed you home? Would you take it in? Would you bring it to a veterinarian for medical attention? What if the cat’s medical expenses were more than you thought they would be? Would you pay the bills without thinking twice? Forrest did all of that and a little more and now he can use a little of your help
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Happy Thanksgiving!


Every year on the day before Thanksgiving my mom, my brother, and myself trek into Manhattan for the day. We take in some exhibits at the museums, walk through the city, eat at out favorite pizza place, and catch the floats for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade being inflated. You’ve likely seen the parade and the floats at one time or another, but I thought you’d like to see the view behind the scenes before everyone is ready for the march down Central Park West.
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In Memory – 9/11/01

Today marks the 6th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11th, 2001. I was living nearly 2,000 miles from the events on that day, but I grew up in New York and have many, many friends and family still living in the area. To paraphrase a bit, you can take the boy out of New York, but you can’t take New York out of the boy. I am and always will be a New Yorker and the events of that day six years ago hit closer to home than the physical distance between us.
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