Tag: charity

Beautiful Family

“I just wanted to tell you how beautiful your family is.” Hearing that used to feel awkward. OK, well, I guess it still does. We’ve heard it so many times after mass, though, that we’ve kind of gotten used to it. Some folks are impressed by how well behaved our kids are. Others are just … Continue reading »

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Cookie Monster and the Economics Lesson

The 1977 Little Golden Book “Cookie Monster and the Cookie Tree” (which I think was also a segment in a Sesame Street episode) is ostensibly a fable about sharing, but I have a different perspective. Yeah, I know it’s pretty dorky to write a serious critique of a children’s book. Humor me, though. There’s a … Continue reading »

Go Bald With Me?

I’m currently growing my hair out. I have two reasons, one vain and one selfless. I don’t know for sure how much hair my genes will let me keep, so I’m enjoying my flowing follicular fullness while I have it. …

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More Thoughts on Charitable Social Media

Yesterday,  I posted some incomplete thoughts on how to use social media for charitable endeavors in a project concept I tentatively called “Charitweets”. I’ve done some additional thinking about the idea and have come up with a few rough specifications. superficial details “Charitweet” might have to go. Twitter is all that and bag of chips […]

Charitweets (Coming Soon?)

An idea popped into my head today, and I decided to write about it before I forgot about it. The details are lacking, but I’m hoping my resourceful readers can help with that. I love blogfests, tweetups, and other social media gatherings I also love (though no longer have time for) social gatherings and study […]