Summer Reading Buddies

As one of the poster-girls for United Way’s literacy program United2Read, I once again had the pleasure of going to the Yonkers’ public library in New York to find some summer reading buddies.  It was amazing and gratifying to see how many kids and how many volunteers were there. The place was a magical madhouse of…

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

Joan and I are taking a three week hiatus from posting. Yes, we probably will be spending our time causing trouble some other way besides writing. (It does always seem like fun to keep taking tissues out of the box only to have the next one magically pop up.) We just wanted to give fair…

Alternatives to killing machines

EMT’s usually attempt to resuscitate and will transport a critically injured child, even if there is little expectation of survivability, which was the situation for a four-month-old in the pediatric trauma room. He had been in a car with his mother and aunts. No one survived in the other vehicle; so the “lucky” ones were on gurneys…