As you think about what to give to whom this holiday season, please take one moment to think ahead to the gifts that can become your final act of generosity – the gift of life.
Scary Statistics Currently, nearly 124,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States. For specific numbers visit unos.org Approximately 71,219 Multicultural Patients* – Minority donors are needed Approximately 1,911 Pediatric Patients* *as of January 2015 April is National Donate Life Month: Get In On It! Register with your state donor registry, if available. Designate your decision […]
Attention without feeling, I began to learn, is only a report. An openness — an empathy — was necessary if the attention was to matter. (Mary Oliver, from Our World, 2007) My mother turned 91 on February 20, 2015, the day after being accepted into Long Island Hospice Care at home. I turned 68 last week visiting her in New York, […]
So it seems that in order to protect their investment in land along North Carolina’s coast, certain folks are focusing their efforts on denying the rising tides. This article in the Washington Post explains the how and why. I chose the blue footed booby to illustrate this post because that’s how I see people who stand at the shore and […]