“We are in quite a pickle, aren’t we, Samwise old boy?”

Can I continue going this way? I've been building up my stock of new refurbished furniture and hope to start on new designs of lamps, lighting fixtures, and miscellaneous decor items and ideas. Of course, I want to sell all this stuff, that's why I build the website for Found - The Repurposed Design Company. … Continue reading “We are in quite a pickle, aren’t we, Samwise old boy?”

The Zone Newsletter ed. #4

When You’re Doing Something Good, People Want To Help!

For the past month, I have had the immense privilege of helping some amazing kids while growing the programs at Club Zone De Lachine. This has been one of the most rewarding challenges I've ever embarked on and I'm really enjoying it. I have to say, it's the kids that got to me. They are … Continue reading When You’re Doing Something Good, People Want To Help!

THE ZONE ed. #1 – Feb 15, 2018

Welcome to the first Club Zone de Lachine Newsletter. My intention is to publish one of these every week, giving you news, volunteering opportunities, fundraising campaigns, calls to action, events, success stories, and much, much more. So, please help me with our Mission to help our kids. See You In The Zone

Helping The Kids at Club Zone of Lachine (Friday’s Folks)

Helping The Kids Of Club Zone The mission of Club Zone is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and, develop confidence and skills for life. We contribute to an improved quality of life for young people through a wide range of programs. … Continue reading Helping The Kids at Club Zone of Lachine (Friday’s Folks)

Odds & Ends – Fundraising Responsibilities

Last evening I attended one of the quarterly meetings for the John Abbott College Foundation. Why? Because I am a proud director on the board, of course. It was almost like the usual meeting... review previous meetings, throw in a few ideas, see if & where I can apply my skills & abilities to help, and … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Fundraising Responsibilities

Day 11 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It

OK, so, yesterday I determined I wanted to help others. Borrowing the deeply passionate call to action from Linda Cliatt-Wayman : “So What, Now What?” What am I going to do with this desire? Where do I start? Who do I help, and who do I not help? How can I help this someone? These, … Continue reading Day 11 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It

Day 10 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It

First, I changed the title and added two words: “ To Do”. I have been wondering why I felt very self-indulgent with the previous title, and it is because the meaning of my search wasn’t clear to me, so I may not be to you, either. It’s amazing how two little words can change the … Continue reading Day 10 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It