Category: Charity

ArtDOG (Woof!)

ArtDOG (Woof!)

Today’s the day!  Today, ONLY, is the day! I’ve written about Pittsburgh’s Day of Giving in previous years (here, and here), but today, 2 October 2014, is specifically for the arts. It’s called Arts Day of Giving (ArtDOG) and donations will be partially matched through The Pittsburgh Foundation. I love living in Africa, but oh …

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Dead Body Management

Dead Body Management

It’s Manuscript Monday, and I’ve been tackling a couple projects I want to finish before the end of the year. But as often happens, my creativity is constantly being challenged by new stimuli. Today I can’t stop thinking about the words “dead body management”. It is a term for the Red Cross currently being used due to …

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The Influence of a Vietnamese Temple

The Influence of a Vietnamese Temple

What, or where, influences you? This is yesterday’s post, but we didn’t have internet, so I’ll just have to share Manuscript Monday on a Tuesday. I want to share a couple photos related to the section I’m revising now. It feels like I’ve been on the home stretch of this book forever, but hopefully all …

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If You Have Nothing to Give, Take Your Pants Off

If You Have Nothing to Give, Take Your Pants Off

In other words, there is always something left to give, if I’m willing to make myself uncomfortable. Okay, so maybe taking my pants off doesn’t make me uncomfortable, and nobody wants to see me take my skivvies off, but you get the meaning. There is always something left to give. And there is no better …

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Today is My Birthday

Today is My Birthday

I was born in Autumn in North America, September 25, 1856. Oh, wait… no. That was my great-great-grandfather’s birthday, as witnessed by this baby announcement card to my mom from her Gram Shorts. Let’s just say I was born sometime in the 1970’s. 😉 Before I get on with today’s post, I would like to …

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