Posts Tagged ‘families’

Last week my mom would have turned 62. We are all saddened she couldn’t be here. However, the number of people that reached out to us over the last month was an awesome testimony to her life and the value she gave to so many in her many community circles and the life lessons she […]


Last week my mom would have turned 62. We are all saddened she couldn’t be here. However, the number of people that reached out to us over the last month was an awesome testimony to her life and the value she gave to so many in her many community circles and the life lessons she […]


minimum wages

05Sep12

You can’t fault business people for making a profit. However if you are a billionaire, how do you get the nerve to tell workers they should work for $2 a day. Apparently in Australia, mining tycoons think their countrymen should be like African workers who are willing to work for $2 a day. Instead of […]


false dichotomy

01Nov11

Girl Scouts holding a lizard (nature!) at campPhoto by K Williams A week ago my thoughts were all on green. Thursday I attended the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum. The gathering focused on the “Access Economy: an emerging economic development and business model that fosters less consuming, more sharing, and real-time customer feedback”. Saturday I attended […]


Visitacion Valley Library weeks before completion I like my neighborhood. I am pretty sure that a lot of the people who live here would say the same thing. It’s not the busiest or the hot spot where everyone comes; in fact it’s not even on most maps that outsiders see of this fair city. Yet, […]


Lately I have been thinking about the whole set up of nonprofit, community work in light of the the financial times we are in. I have been asking myself how did we get to a state that Wall Street CEOs, who don’t make any tangible product, earn so much more than average workers, then shelter […]