Feed the People, Part One

42 years and counting, the Cupertino DeAnza Lions Club have made this effort, Gathering food to provide Thanksgiving Dinner for families in need, those who might not otherwise be able to celebrate this holiday. And so it begins again, 3 days, 30 plus volunteers and countless donors, to bring it together… Boxes purchased The Odd …

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Democracy, Low and Slow: Working The Polling Center

Duties as assigned. I’m a Floater. Story of my life. Like a rover in the secondary of a football defense. Ready to help keep things together, and get the vote in, safe and secure. Monitor the kids collecting the voting station binders and ballot bags, keep the binders organized. We’ll see how it goes. What …

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Listen, Lean-In, Love

Listen to the voices you trust, to those that inspire you, each day. Learn the lessons being offered if they resonate with you. Learn them well. Lean-in to hard things when it makes sense. We can do hard things . You can do hard things. We humans, we are built for struggle, to overcome difficulties, …

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GOOD: Misc.

Sometimes a few images say a lot. Here’s a recap of recent times in my neck of the woods. More time here lately. More of this lately. Early Time, Dogs Walk, Good Starts Super Food. Work Bag, On-site or WFH. Lions Activities Providing Some Balance. More time in front of screen, less active. Today? A …

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Lions Work: Saturday Service Project – Greenhouse & Garden, Cupertino

A couple hours is all it took. We were set to gather up some compost and complete delivery. Simple enough. A simple path to a little more GOOD. The destination? A greenhouse and garden beds in need of good soil. This Saturday morning work was a short chapter in a bigger, new project underway from …

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Love for Others…YES

From Francis yesterday: “Our love for others, for who they are, moves us to seek the best for their lives. Only by cultivating this way of relating to one another will we make possible a social friendship that excludes no one and a fraternity that is open to all. #FratelliTutti” And then today: “It is …

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This Is Community

We received this letter in the mail recently; it’s the second such letter since the pandemic took hold and shelter in place began. The message this letter conveys is, “We’re in this situation together. There are people and organizations that want to help those in need; there are people Rut want to help you. Let’s …

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