Blog Posts for Personal Observations

What boxes do you have to unpack?

  • September 4, 2014 /

Last month I moved. I had forgotten how very much work it is to move. I also amazed myself at how very much I could get done in a day. For the moving part, I worked for 4 full days, because it all

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Do You Take Too Long Making Little Decisions?

  • August 25, 2013 /

The Brown One or The Tan One? I was inspired to write this blog post after 3 back to back incidents today that were all very similar and all very time consuming. I went on errands today that could have

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Life Lessons learned from Basket Weaving Lessons

  • July 22, 2013 /

One of the activities we did while in Uganda was to take lessons in basket weaving. Although it felt like the cliché of a “simple” and mindless class that people would take if they can’t handle

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Setting the Groundwork For Sustainability in Uganda

  • July 7, 2013 /

Project Grace is a branch of the Just Like My Child foundation helping families get better nutrition through vegetable gardens in addition to a goat, and Save For Health is another branch of JLMC, providing

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Don’t Sell The Goat!

  • June 25, 2013 /

I had a big “Aha” moment from the heifer project, giving heifer goats to families in need. This is the second post in this series about my trip to Uganda with Just Like My Child. Another thing

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Just Like My Child Foundation – a Hand Up, not a Hand Out

  • June 16, 2013 /

I spent a week in Uganda with the non-profit organization Just Like My Child founded by Vivian Glyck, and I learned so much that I decided to write a series of blog posts about the experience. This post

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A tale of Two Great Lakes

  • June 9, 2013 /

I stood on the shore of two great lakes in the last couple of weeks. On memorial weekend I took my family to the North Shore of Lake Superior, and a week later I was standing on the shore of Lake Victoria,

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