Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow

Disney is a land of dreams and imagination, or at least that’s how they sell themselves. But at this point, it’s more than just a marketing tactic – it’s a cultural truth for Americans and many people around the world. … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Challenge

When it comes to volunteers, the need nearly always exceeds the supply. In the past, I’ve had many head-banging hours attempting to recruit people. Along the way, I’ve learned the elements of a good volunteer experience: a concrete result, the … Continue reading

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Hold Fast to What is Good

My neighbor Wilma is the person that everyone in the community knows and goes to if they have an issue. Upon my mom’s suggestion that she would appreciate some produce, I bought some tomatoes over (seeing a pattern here?) and … Continue reading

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