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Look Out … for the Children

If you keep your eyes open, you’ll notice many opportunities to help children. Those that are quietly standing by, with their innocence, sometimes not realizing that they are missing out. Last week it was as simple as a conference I had with my daughter’s teacher. She had asked earlier for donations of $2.50 for a […]

In New York City Next Tuesday?

Stepwise, a not for profit organization working to provide basic needs for East Africa’s youth, is throwing a fund raiser at the Daniel Cooney Fine Art gallery in Manhattan to raise funds for Universal Children’s Centre in Mombasa, Kenya. WHY?? Conditions at Universal are par for the course in East Africa: no running water, no […]

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 […]