One thing you have to remember is that your time is slipping into the future. https://youtu.be/cyT1E_CROLo?t=18s While it's a catchy funky song to listen to, it's also something good to keep in mind. Many people approach volunteering as something they'll get around to... someday. And someday just never comes. Just sitting around and being bored … Continue reading Be Kind Because Your Time Keeps Slipping into The Future
The #SmallSteps series is all about giving. This week we're focusing on giving food to those who need it. A classic way to give back to the community is to give food to those in need, whether they are homeless, in a shelter, or in homes but struggling to make ends meet for one reason … Continue reading Five Steps to A Kinder You This Christmas: Giving is Getting
If you've been following the #SmallSteps series, you'll know there are ways to save up your physical and digital change enough to make donations that will really make a difference. But how do you decide where to give those donations? Find Your Passion Projects Passion Projects are the things you care about that closely relate … Continue reading Give, Give, and Give Some More
Our first post in the #SmallSteps series we talked about giving your physical change to those in need of it. This week we are going to jump into ways you can give your digital change. Digital Change First of all, what is digital change? That's the cents left to make a full dollar when you … Continue reading Be A Kind Person In Half The time By Giving Your Spare Change
Sometimes you feel a little down in the dumps. Let's face it, life isn't always what you wish it were. And sometimes those feelings grab hold of you and sink you. That`s just how things work. It's times like those when I take a cue from my Dad. My Dad is a nutball and goof, … Continue reading Improve Your Happiness And Self Confidence: Compliment Yourself!
I had a lovely day trip planned last weekend for a visit to a historical estate, some hiking, and a picnic, as it was uncommonly warm. (Well, I say uncommonly. In years past it would have been a normal temperature, but it's been a very chilly Winter!) I was planning to visit Gunston Hall, the … Continue reading Sending Out an SOS: This Historic President’s Museum is in Need of Help
I feel that libraries are being crowded out by instant streaming and monthly subscription unlimited ebook plans. They're sort of the dinosaurs of government, moving right up there with the US Post Office and Detroit's famous blacksmith position. Some efforts to improve the problem include the famous bookless library model, but that has too many … Continue reading Improving Our Libraries
Was this title in poor taste? It did rather hint at MLK, the much lauded search for true love, and... and dental care. I know, it doesnt sound exciting. And it really shouldnt. All of that saliva, and gum disease, not to mention the rank stench of decay coming from patients who obviously skip a … Continue reading I have a Dream, that Love May Come For Toothbrushes!
Children of Flames As some of my long term blog followers may know, I have narrowly avoided being a housefire victim, pretty much through every fault of my own. It was foolish carelessness on my part, and in the end the smoke damages were far greater than the fire, which staid resistant to the fire … Continue reading Children of Flames
No, I haven`t lost my mind. I`m not talking about bulimia here, (which is destructive, let me tell you) but rather the getting rid of material junk. That`d be possessions, mind you. I`m even being more specific than that. Since it is Spring, and a lot of things are getting pruned, I turned that same … Continue reading Constructive Purging