Tagged: coast2coastmove

Food as entertainment and relationships

Food gets used in so many other ways than providing basic nutrients, and yes, there are still starving people around the world. So – watched 2 hours of competitive eating on espn — replays of the last 4 years of...

orange you the conversation starter

This polo shirt has been quite the conversation starter. Wore it on Sunday for church and home-hunting in Orange County, and effortlessly picked-up conversations with people along the way all day. (photo by Jeremiah) After church, ran into Stanley &...

coast2coastmove

2.5 weeks in review

We’ve arrived at our Southern California destination (Westminster) all in one piece, praise God! The moving dotted white lines should stop playing in the back of my eyelids in a day or so. Many thanks to the sponsors who help...

temporarily homeless

We are now officially temporarily homeless. We have no home address for the next 3 weeks. We’ve started our cross country drive to move from DC to OC. We’re making a stay here in Winchester Virginia to celebrate Father’s Day...

time is more valuable than money

We set sails for the West Coast in just over 24 hours from now. As we say our farewells to people who we did manage to squeeze in one last supper with, the old adage “Time is money” doesn’t fit...

abundance mentality and generosity connected

I know we have so much here in affluent America, myself included, and recent downscaling has begun to show me a freedom from stuff, and I hope that’d be an enduring freedom that also translates into generosity. Generous Giving has...

Friendly ChipIn, Craiglisting, Picnicking

We’re rounding on the final stretch of downsizing by selling or sharing or donating or trashing our stuff. The house echoes now because the furniture is gone; only thing left are a few dozen boxes of wires, AC adapters, product...

insider look on fundraising appeals

Having worked in the non-profit world for most of my adult life, I’ve gained significant perspectives and experiences in the fundraising world. While I wouldn’t enjoy being “the man” who has to make “the ask”, I have learned quite a...