my grandmother died. it seems impossible to me now... that last year, I woke up to a phone call that my grandmother had died. then there was frantic scrambling about getting a flight to virginia, where she bought a funeral plot in the 1970's... I flew out new year's day. then my brother not speaking to... Continue Reading →
I'm watching Secondhand Lions on the tee-vee. Christian Kane is hot as ever. Before that, it was the end of The Pursuit of Happyness with the ever-awesome Will Smith. good days, my dears!
hi all! I wanted to talk a little bit about money. (wait! it's so taboo! I know, but when it comes down to it, it's important to talk about.) I've been living on the VISTA stipend since September, and only a few overdraft dramas. Before that, I was in National service, which pays the big... Continue Reading →
what, my friends, is up with the 365 messages in my inbox about everyone and these VIRTUAL GIFTS? did I miss something? clearly. was it EPIC? most likely. luckily, it was most likely not the zombie apocalypse, so ... whew! the americonference has actually been more fun than I thought it would be. great people,... Continue Reading →
so I'm hanging out in the hotel in Salem, Oregon, getting ready for my americorps!VISTA training. The PRE-SERVICE orientation, which probably should have happened in September. umm... yeah. I hope it's not awful. but here I am!!! good times afoote. hugs all around. and YES, I DID FORGET TO BRING MY BUSINESS CARDS. do not... Continue Reading →
yes my dears, I haven't posted in a while. my apologies. life at One Sustainability to Live! is coming apace. I "wrote" (and by wrote I do, in fact, mean "cut and pasted the hell out of a previous document") my first grant yesterday. it wound up being four pages. totally. for $35,000. I have... Continue Reading →