When Avilynne Turned Five (And Others Didn’t)

Avilynne Achieved the Awesome Age of Five! Yesterday my daughter, Avi,turned five years old. She had a birthday party, but because a 20% chance of precipitation is such a very high likelihood, we got rained out before the party really got rolling. We tried to sing to her in the key of E (which wasn’t…

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What is Famine? Defining Hunger Around the World

It seems there are endless famines. And they only occur in Africa. But, no, there are not endless famines. And no, they don’t only occur in Africa. (But we should probably remember that Africa is actually pretty big. Really big and mostly very, very poor.) Source: beautiful-afrique.tumblr.com via ElisaAverageAdvocate on Pinterest   Actually, the most…

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Blog Action Day 2011: Food For Hunger

Food For Hunger Last year it was water. This year it is food. I’m wondering if next year will be air? Are we covering the fundamental elements for survival? Regardless, today thousands of bloggers (those people who have so much to say for so few to read) are coming together for Blog Action Day 2011…

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