Tag Archives: Volunteer Service

Life races by: Are you paying attention?

A friend recently asked if I blog anymore. Truth is I’m nearly unable to keep up with real life, offline. I’m a part-time many things: Freelancer, volunteer, pet caretaker, chef, shopper, investor, wife, sister, and mother, BodyPumper, cyclist, reader, news hound… … Continue reading

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Have some time? Like kids? There’s a great job in your future

I promised my friends I would periodically blog about my volunteer work as a certified Guardian ad Litem. I work in support of the Circuit Court in Hillsborough County, Florida. The Cliff Notes version of this post: Being a Guardian … Continue reading

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Do you feel the time passing as you’re having fun?

In his poem, Fog, Carl Sandburg wrote, The fog comes in on little cat feet. The association’s immediate because most cats are sneaky. They appear on your bed or your lap or your kitchen counter like magic, seemingly out of … Continue reading

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Are you a thrift shop addict?

It started innocently enough. As a project leader for my local “Hands On” group, I took a project at a local thrift shop that benefits a domestic abuse shelter. Five years later I still volunteer there, at least one a … Continue reading

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What makes you happy?

Tom Brokaw once said, “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s harder to make a difference.” Today  some readers may disagree with the former statement. I disagree with the latter. It’s easy to make a difference if you’re a community volunteer.   I have a … Continue reading

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