Day in the Life, Do Something Good

True Story

A few weeks ago... I was out doing deliveries for my job and was cruising through the central-west neighborhoods and saw two kids walking home from school. As I watched, the bigger kid, probably 2 years older than the other, grabbed the little kid by the head and started roughing him around. I slowed down… Continue reading True Story

Books, Do Something Good, Missions

Books for Honduras

Every year I like to take some books for the Bilingual School, the Day Care, Casa Hogar Vida, and various people that I know there. I like reading books with the kids, and I think leaving books behind is a good investment. Many kids in the programs don't have any books at home, and they… Continue reading Books for Honduras

Do Something Good, Life on the Internets

Blackout Success? Not quite yet…

From Fight For The Future ( Today was nuts, right? Google launched a petition.  Wikipedia voted to shut itself off.  Senators' websites went down just from the sheer surge of voters trying to write them.   NYC and SF geeks had protests that packed city blocks. You made history today: nothing like this has ever happened… Continue reading Blackout Success? Not quite yet…

Do Something Good, Life on the Internets

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge…

If the pen is mightier than the sword, and the internet is this generation's pen... " disarm the people is the best and most effective way to enslave them..." - George Mason "What country can preserve its liberties, if it's rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of… Continue reading Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge…

Craftiness, Day in the Life, Do Something Good

Homecoming Flowers

Photo by Veronica Lukasinski Mazvita Lewton Flowers from Mazvita's Angels are on sale now! Gear up for game day and show off that black and gold pride at Mizzou's 100th homecoming with a flower perfect to clip on a t-shirt or in your hair, on a sweater, jacket, purse, or on a headband... the possibilities… Continue reading Homecoming Flowers

Do Something Good, Spirituality

How you can help Joplin tornado victims

How you can help Joplin tornado victims St. Louis Business Journal Date:  Monday, May 23, 2011, 1:34 p.m. CDT Instead of reporting directly to a command post or the disaster area, Missourians interested in volunteering to help in the Joplin tornado recovery efforts can call (800)427-4626 or 2-1-1, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said… Continue reading How you can help Joplin tornado victims

Do Something Good, House/Home

Find Someone to Bless

From FlyLady: One of the hardest things about de-cluttering our homes is that we know we have things to get rid of, we even will have things ready to give away but we don't actually take the things that we have and get them out of our house. A lot of people are using FreeCycle… Continue reading Find Someone to Bless

Newborn Cap
Craftiness, Do Something Good

Caps For Good

Save the Children and the Warm Up America! Foundation are asking Americans across the country to pick up your knitting needles and crochet hooks to help save the lives of nearly four million newborn babies in the developing world. The Caps for Good grassroots initiative will be running from September 2010 through February, 2011 encouraging… Continue reading Caps For Good