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CHILLS, I tell you

A blind man who learned how to play guitar while listening to U2 was at their Nashville concert over the weekend (he’s been to over 20 U2 concerts). He was close to the front of the stage with a sign that read “Blind Guitar Player.” The rest is just yet another reason Bono is so [...]

Bangladesh and beyond, part two

After reading all of your suggestions and opinions on charitable organizations and then consulting with persons who have much more experience with this kind of work than I do, I’ve decided to give the Yahoo! donation to Save the Children for a couple of reasons. First, they not only do great work here in the [...]

Big Hearts Fund

Christy Drackett designs and makes dog collars that she sells to raise money for her non-profit Big Hearts Fund. She founded this organization because her own dog Lucy was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect when she was six months old, and she wants to help other pet owners who might find themselves in the [...]

Airing my clean laundry

Two days before I left for Bangladesh I had to spray all my clothes with a strong bug repellant. Or so that’s what the lady at the travel clinic told me I MUST DO OR DIE. No one else on our trip sprayed their clothes and they were like, your travel clinic lady sounds a [...]