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Reader's Blogs tagged with 'Community'

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

IRVINE, Calif., April. 30, 2010 - May is the month of motorcycles and motorcyclists. The sun shines, the birds sing and riders across the country swing their leg across their two-wheeled steeds to hit the open road. This month, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation would like to remind all riders of a...

A Wealthy man's Penny

A WEALTHY MAN'S PENNEY I'll never again pick up a penny without thinking of this! Several years ago, a friend of mine and her husband were invited to spend the weekend at the husband's employer's home. My friend, Arlene, was nervous about the weekend. The boss was very wealthy, with a fine home o...

Thanks For Your Time

A young man learns what's most important in life from the guy next door.It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man.College, girls, career, and life itself got in the way.In fact, Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of his dreams.There, in the rush of his busy life, Jack had ...

HOODMOMMA: The View from Here

DEFINITION OF HOODMOMMAHood: not meaning a bad place where poor black and brown people live.Hood:meaning a place of family, community and home.Momma: not meaning woman who has birthed a baby.Momma:meaning community-builder and protector of life. Warrior.Peace Milwaukee!This blog marks the return ...

On Being Neighborly

I rent. I am happy about that. Ideally, I should be buying as the market plummets, but I am happy in my lower level of a two unit duplex on the west side and my one flat monthly fee.  My upstairs neighbor and his girlfriend have lived there five years already--the house has an appeal, obviou...

The Beauty of the Bus

I used to ride my 12-speed bike to school... to the pool in the summer... to my friends' houses. When I turned 16, my mother made a point to tell me I would not be allowed to have a car "You'll spend all your time working to make the payments, your grades will go down and you'll lose track o...