Click to Give (part 2)

Compelled to contribute, I started looking into my options, and get this: the Internet (and its incredible compendium of genius minds) offers a number of different ways to give without lifting a …

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Click to Give (part 1)

When my son, DIL, and toddler grandchild, who live in Japan, woke up to EARTHQUAKE! we wondered what we could do to help them quickly and efficiently. Without a moment’s hesitation, they said, Red Cross. We did a fundraiser on our website and in short order, sent the Japan Red Cross a check for $4,485.

If you love blogging and you love eating, here’s a clever way to help the Red Cross.

Barefoot and …

Sanjit “Bunker” Roy founded Barefoot College, a global non-profit based in India, to uplift poor, rural areas. His mission: teaching illiterate and uneducated women how to install and maintain solar power in their villages.

Solar engineers said it couldn’t be done—not by uneducated people, and especially not by (yes, barefoot) grandmothers who can’t read or even speak the same language as one another.

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Sweet Miss Givings

I’ve always suspected that a good cupcake could save the world. But it’s nice to finally have confirmation.

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Myth-Busting Time

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” Jose Narosky

Charlotte Bronte: “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.”

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