So I am new to this site and I am learning. So a little about me, well, I've been married since I was almost 19, one month before. It was a pretty quick decision to marry my husband but it was the best decision, except for becoming reborn. I have two absolutely wonderful little boys, Aiden and Josiah. I cannot imagine life without there smiles and "back rubs." My son Aiden is a chatter-box and is always telling me what he is doing or asking me questions about everything. I love to read, write, and watch classic movies. I am a huge fan of 19th centur...more
Haiti Earthquake DisasterThe earthquake in Haiti is tragic and incomprehensible .Haiti is a place where misery is an everyday condition and disasters -- of both the natural and man-caused variety -- are not uncommon. At best, the government has made only halting progress toward improving the lives of its citizens....more
The people of Haiti are going to need a lot of help after today's 7.0 earthquake. You can see photos of some of the damage as they come in on PicFog.Below is a quick list of organizations asking for donations. If you know of other ways to help, please post ideas in the comments. I'm particularly interested in hearing about grassroots organizations.
"Fast forward four years later, she's the owner of her own company. Business is booming. She's growing her business . we can't fast forward to three generations from now, but the trajectory of her family, I guarantee you, has been changed forever."Early last month I chatted with Executive Director, Patricia Loya, about La Cocina, a San Francisco incubator kitchen for women....more
Below is my 5th annual list of favorite do-good books that I read in 2009, but this year I'm calling it my Have Fun Do Good Book list. Wahoo! You can also check out my lists from 2005-2008:Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008Favorite Do-Good Books of 2007Favorite Do-Good Books of 2006...more
i made a vow after climbing kili (that's mt. kilimanjaro!!) to never do this again without thread count at the end of the day. have kept the thread count commitment but i gotta say, am seriously vowing to NEVER again attempt such INSANE feats!!!!!...more
Do you think your organization, or cause should be represented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland? Make your pitch in a YouTube video by January 4, 2010.According to the Official YouTube blog post, One Week to Make Your Pitch to Attend Davos!:...more