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Meet Cool People

This one will be a quickie, but I wanted to mention it as it’s something that I notice and experience all the time. Here’s the observation:   If you volunteer on a semi-regular basis, I can 100% guarantee that you will meet some really, really cool people.   I speak from experience here – this is not ...

Why Not?

I could write a LOT about this subject, as it is something that I deal with, struggle with, and field questions about ALL the time. But for you benefit, I’ll do my best to keep it short. There is a lot of unpleasant situations in the world right now – we all know that since our jacked up news “system” does its best ...

Back to the DR – New Friends

So, I decided that six full days in the Dominican Republic created way too much content in my little brain to dump out in one blog entry. Not to mention, as the meme (from the amusing news story) goes, “Ain’t nobody got time for that!”  :-) So I am going to share a few stories with you individually.  Maybe I’ll ...

Dove Inspiration

Please take 2 minutes and read this great account of my friend Maggie about her visit to Dove Missions - pretty cool stuff. And if it doesn't give you either a) some perspective on your life or b) some inspiration to do something positive, then maybe you should read it again. Enjoy... My daughter, Kathleen, and I ...

Noodle this one

First of all, what does "Noodle this mean", right? I get that sometimes. It means "think about it" and reminds me of the 90s cartoon my kids used to watch called PB&J Otter. When they would try to think of something, they would use their "noodle" and then, of course, break in the "noodle dance".  For your ...

Cut To The Chase

(If you would prefer not to read my short message here, even though it does include pictures, then you can click HERE for the overview, including a link to a short video) I happen to know many kids that need some help, and I wanted to share that short message and story with you.  My friend Liz runs an amazing organization ...

Make Your Vacation Great Again!

Yeah, I borrowed a “theme” for that blog title, but it got your attention didn’t it?  At least I didn’t put it on a red hat!  :-)   Pay It Forward Make a Difference Change a Life Give Back Share Your Talents Voluntourism Karma   Whatever you want to call it, doing something like this may or ...

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