Monthly Archives: July 2011

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 219 – The (N)Ever-Changing View

Volunteered to work the Toastmasters booth at the Washington County Fair booth for much of the afternoon and evening, which gave me a unique view.  The O-Gee donut booth was across from the Toastmaster booth at the county fair. This … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 218 – A Pink Balloon

Cooked supper for the family and brought my daughter a small gift which inspired some thoughts about the gifts we give. Today was a beautiful day. Blue skies and warm green grass. It was one of those Oregon summer days … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 217 – A Gift In Your Honor

Bought a friend a drink over breakfast, ironically, not knowing today was his birthday… Also found an easy way to give online that is one step better than just giving money.  Ran across this article on mashable.com today. Seven easy … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 216 – Progress

Volunteered again teaching reading and writing skills over lunch to the pre-K kids.  Today, at the Leap Start program I’ve been volunteering with, I got to work with large groups of kids. Our tasks were to trace, and draw the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 215 – Your Perspective Counts

Volunteered some perspective on a brainstorming challenge on sparked.com for a non-profit trying to build credibility.  Every single one of us has a unique perspective on the world. Although sometimes similar, we all view the world through our own personal prisms. … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 214 – A Walk In The Park

My daughter and I took a bouquet of flowers from our yard to a sick neighbor … Took a long walk in the park tonight with my kids, just like in an old movie. Remember the old movies where people … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 213 – At Least There’s One Good Thing Going On In Washington

Kid time tonight – piano tutoring and video’ing some of their antics at their request … Also played a little freerice.com after reading this about an organization doing good things in Washington D.C. Reed Sandridge is doing a Year of … Continue reading

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