Category Archives: Good Neighbors, Volunteer

Layers of Loveliness #SmallTown

We searched for our Christmas tree early this year, going to our usual farm high above Bow Lake, only to find it reaching the end of its glorious life.  We found a blue spruce: sparse, but tall and healthy. Yet, … Continue reading

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Get Out and Vote

Have you ever missed an Election Day? You plan to vote, you’ve identified the candidates that deserve your vote. Then the day comes and goes and you’ve completely missed it. Maybe it’s different in other States, but here in New … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – Easy Email Texting

My brother-in-law is one of a rare breed who does not have a cell phone cemented to his hand. Instead he uses a land-line and email. In a world where his age-group peers send 247 text messages per day,1 he … Continue reading

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Roadside Assistance (Fiction)

She sits across from me, a white-haired bird of a lady, a stranger. I glance at my iPhone.  I can give her twenty minutes, if I skip my errands.  I should have refused her offer of a cup of coffee, … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – Volunteer Tweets

Recently, I discovered Volunteer NH’s web site, a United Way1 affiliated organization that communicates volunteer opportunities throughout the State.  I signed up for their Twitter feed and had the tweets sent to my cell phone.  Over the past several weeks, … Continue reading

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