Category Archives: Pay It Forward

Poetry Friday: A Week of Kindness and Goodness

Thanks to Kat at Kathryn Apel for hosting our fab poetry community this week. What a week! I arrived home from California to find this book gift in my mailbox. Thank you, Amy VanDerwater for this treasure trove! Then yesterday, my … Continue reading

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SOLS: Benjamin Rush

Painted by Charles Wilson Peale I am participating at the Shannon Abercrombie writing challenge for the new year. We just need to do the prompts and post a comment. What’s cool is we aren’t required to publish anything on a … Continue reading

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SOLSC 2013: Portland to Coast- Paying It Forward

Each year, the Hood to Coast for runners or Portland to Coast for walkers relay happens the fourth weekend of August. It’s touted as a largest relay in the world. In 1999 and 2000, I participated in the relay and … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation, Well Maybe Twelve

Last week I wrote about Parade Magazine’s America’s GivingChallenge. My friend and colleague, Peggy Padden. Two of her three sonshave been diagnosed with Fanconi Anemia (Jake died in 2003 from it).Have you heard about Kevin Bacon’s six degrees site?http://www.sixdegrees.org/. It … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward

Here are two great ways to “pay it forward”. I hope you might be able to help both. America’s Giving Challenge by Parade Magazine:I posted about my friend and colleague Peggy Padden about a year ago. She is on my … Continue reading

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