"Thanks Debra- I am ordering these to send as cheer up notes to my daughter who left two weeks ago to work with a woman's organization in Nicaragua and is feeling overwhelmed. Whenever you can overcome Mother Nature is fine... I just wanted to cheer her up as soon as possible. Thanks, Mary Pat"
It seems that her daughter, Mariah, is working with
I asked for Mariah's address and sent this note of gratitude. I'm sure she would appreciate happy notes from anyone - if you have a moment to send one please do:
February 10 - Share your skills - I devote about 20 minutes each month to manage the funds of a person with a disability. I deposit his social security check, pay his bills and balance his checkbook. It's an easy job to do and one that is vital to this person. Many communities have opportunities for residents to volunteer using basic skills like reading, cooking, language, etc. If you'd like to volunteer some time in this capacity but don't know where to start check your local city or town website and look under general, community, human or mental health services.
People who know me have experienced first hand my passion for pictures. I have a camera at most every outing and now that I have an iPhone the sky is the limit! My most treasured possession isn't a house or car, it's my collection of pictures. What I have noticed is that since the dawn of digital pictures, although we all take tons more of them, we don't print as many out. I try to make it a point to print out pictures for friends and family. Sometimes I give them in a nice frame as a gift and sometimes I just put them in an envelope and send them through the mail. When it comes down to it, is there a nice gift than a memory?