Tag Archives: Charity

Project Linus ~ A Gift to be Treasured

October, 2016 Have you heard about Project Linus? About a year ago, my friend Wendy introduced me to this loving project that was inspired by an article in Parade Magazine back in 1995, about Laura, a petite three-year old girl … Continue reading

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How to build backpacks for the homeless – With a lot of help from our friends

Yesterday was assembly day. Twelve of us gathered at our dear friends home in Orange County to finally put the 100 backpacks for the homeless together. From start to finish, it took us just over two hours of our time, … Continue reading

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Update on homeless kits and working on some future travel plans

Sunday, November 8th ~ Arrowbear Lake Sun streams through the windows this morning. Only a few short days ago we embraced a torrential rain followed with a dusting of snow. My mind went immediately to those who were out in … Continue reading

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Where would you turn for help?

Sunday, September 27th Today I am drifting away from our normal travel related topics to shed some light on a difficult subject. Most of my friends as well as our family have all been touched by autism, mental illness, blindness, … Continue reading

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France ~ Burgundy and Hospices de Beaune

Monday, July 27th ~ Macon and Beaune, France We are in the southern most part of Burgundy. Our ship is docked in Macon on the river Saone (rhymes with bone), but our destination is Beaune. To get there we have a … Continue reading

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Get off the sofa – Get out of the huddle

Dear friends, As many of you know who have followed our blog for any time, Tim and I are passionate about our beloved Guatemala. We have become involved with several NGO’s who are doing amazing work to help those who … Continue reading

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Mayan Families ~ Kind people doing amazing good deeds

December 4 ~ Guatemala We fell in love with this country over 8 years ago when we traveled here for the first time. I have been showing you pictures of the colorful clothing, natural beauty, glorious flowers, intricate beadwork, an … Continue reading

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