How one man used Amazon Prime Now to help people experiencing homelessness when they needed it most

Bonus post for Day 349 of #LiveWell2017 Guys - you've got to see this! It came across my Good News Network  feed this morning and fits right in with our theme of giving this month. When I lived in Portland, OR, the homeless population nearly doubled in three years. Seeing these folks camped out on the streets … Continue reading How one man used Amazon Prime Now to help people experiencing homelessness when they needed it most

Give a day

Day 343 of #LiveWell2017 If you are a traveler, here's a neat way to give some of your time and energy to a cause while on vacation (or even while on a work trip). GiveaDayGlobal can hook you up with a local nonprofit group in 15 different countries (so far). You can spend four hours … Continue reading Give a day

Lead the way

Day 270 of #LiveWell2017 Since we arrived here in the south a month ago, signs of autumn have been creeping into view - more leaves on the ground, spiders in abundance, juvenile squirrels building leaf nests, tailgate food for sale at the grocery stores! I've been watching the trees out my new back porch. A … Continue reading Lead the way

Good News Monday: a kind act for local nonprofits

Day 212 of #LiveWell2017 (part B) Last Friday I discovered an article about a kindness project that just melted my heart, and I felt I had to share it with you. A mom and her daughter took over the Instagram account of the Triangle Kindness Project for a day and thought up a great way … Continue reading Good News Monday: a kind act for local nonprofits

Thanks for Sunday Parkways

Day 176 of #LiveWell2017 Sunday Parkways is a Portland tradition, and today is its 10th anniversary. Sunday Parkways are city-sponsored events where approximately eight miles of streets are closed to motor traffic for five hours so that pedestrains, bicyclists, skateboaders, and wheelchair riders can get out and enjoy the city streets and parks in a … Continue reading Thanks for Sunday Parkways

Grateful for LOVE (love > hate)

Day 155 of #LiveWell2017 Last week a known White Supremacist on a MAX train in Portland, OR began yelling remarks of hate toward various ethnicities and religions, including at two young women sitting on the train. When several men tried to intervene, to de-escalate the situation, he turned on them and stabbed them in their necks. … Continue reading Grateful for LOVE (love > hate)

Nuture your sense of wonder

Day 130 of #LiveWell2017 Not a day goes by that I don't wonder about something in this grand universe. That unfettered wonder keeps me going, learning new things and deepening my understanding of the people, places, and things that share this world with me. Socrates said wisdom begins in wonder. Plato said philosophy begins in wonder. Wonder … Continue reading Nuture your sense of wonder