The hidden benefits of early literacy intervention

For the last month my company, Intersection, has been working with Think Together on a strategy to introduce people to the amazing stories that are coming out of the relationships they have with the clients they serve. Its been really fun to hear how lives have been changed through programs that are often not designed […]

Cultivate 2011

Most of you know that my company helps non profits and social enterprises develop effective communication strategies.  We also help with the implementation of those strategies.  So I was pretty excited when the organizers of Cultivate 2011 reached out and asked me to be a part of their very unique conference. Rather than just getting […]

The virtues of being uncomfortable: a sort of sappy personal journaling excercise

–warning: This post talks quite a bit about my personal faith.  If such writing makes you uncomfortable, please feel free to skip this one.  I by no means intend to make anyone feel uncomfortable.  Also I am whining quite a bit and acting all emo. If this makes you uncomfortable (as it does me), again, […]

Year end giving

During the holiday season and going into the New Year, many of you will be considering where to make your year end gifts.  Inspired by my friend Dan (who I often think is inside my brain), I thought I would share with you a few organizations I have worked with in one capacity or another, […]

Laundry Love Project Party

A little over a year ago, at one of the 511 Sunday night gatherings, a group of us decided to try out one of these Laundry Love Projects we had heard about.  Now here it is a year later.  The last year has been an exciting adventure that has genuinely impacted a lot of lives, […]

The Simple Things and Identity

I talked with a friend the other day.  Nothing deep.  Nothing dramatic.  He moved into a new place about two weeks ago.  I asked him how he was liking it.  He got a huge smile on his face and told me he liked it because he gets to take a shower every day. Wait–what?  Yeah, […]

Update: Car Accident

We are waiting to hear back from the body shop on how long it will take.  Our insurance covers $1200 for rental cars, so we should be good.  Will keep all informed of any major issues.  It looks like we are in good shape for the time being.  Thanks to all who have called, emailed, […]