DonorsChoose.org

Assistance After Super Storm Sandy + Service Learning Projects

It's been hard for me to watch the news reports of the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused for the New York Metropolitan Area.  My hometown and the state I grew up in were ravaged by the storm.  So many people lost property and memories when the water came rushing into their houses and apartments.  Living three… Continue reading Assistance After Super Storm Sandy + Service Learning Projects

DonorsChoose.org

Please help a teacher whose classroom was impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

DonorsChoose has created a page on their website where citizen philanthropists, like YOU, can go to fund a project for a teacher whose school was impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  As you may know, numerous schools along the Jersey Shore, New York City, and Connecticut are coping with power outages and flooding as a result of… Continue reading Please help a teacher whose classroom was impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

slice of life · writing

A Month of Thanks Begins Today.

Every day in November, I mine my day in order to craft a thankful status update on Facebook. I approach this task like a writer. I walk through my day with a heightened awareness – just like I do when I craft slice of life stories. I savor a funny joke or the feel of my daughter's hand in mine. This allows me to capture moments and live with a sense of gratitude for the little things.