More on Giving…and asking

Not to be critical of great organizations who help a lot of people, but this time of year I am always distressed by the dollars spent on marketing….I have received three packs of FREE Holiday cards (no, not religious, but Santa hats and themes) and hundreds of address stickers (which I use, but not this […]

Helping Others

I’m reading a book (which will appear in my reviews!) that is focused on the conceptual mistakes we  make when it comes to taking care of our planet and our fellow humans. This, combined with my recent decision to reach out locally and provide labor in some sort of outreach, has led me to think […]

Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors

A few months ago I joined the Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors. Nope, it’s not ladies with the welcoming basket of goodies for new people in town. It is a hard working group of citizens, with the primary goal to reach out and help those in need in our community. This is a year round group, […]

Friends of the Library

I am going to be starting a series of blogs about my local community clubs and organizations that meet with the purpose of making our town a better place by reaching out to those around us. I’m starting with the Friends of the Applegate Library. This fantastic group has open membership and even includes some […]