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Using Frustration as Inspiration

Just like many others all across the country, I’ve been frustrated over the lack of flu vaccines in my area.  My daughters and I usually get seasonal flu vaccines each year free from my husband’s employer.  This year their seasonal flu shot clinic was postponed and then canceled for family members.  They were finally able […]

So I Will Remember

I tend to make a lot of the gifts we give at the holidays, so it’s already time for me to prepare.  I wanted a unique gift for someone I taught to knit, and while searching online I stumbled across Napalese silk yarn.  This yarn is made by a co-op of women in Nepal who […]

Volunteer Vacations, More or Less

Earlier this week I listened as Jeff Turner interviewed Shelley Seale, author of The Weight of Silence: The Invisible Children of India.  I was following their conversation while I worked and know that I missed a lot, but Shelley mentioned “volunteer vacations” and the phrase really stuck in my mind. I looked around a little […]