Archive for September, 2010

A Cup of American Joe

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010


Trout_Coffee_ShopLike most people, I’m in search of the perfect cup of coffee.  Except I don’t want to drink the coffee.

(Actually I do want to drink the coffe, but a girl like me really shouldn’t have caffine.)

The Perfect Coffee …

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Go Local! Giving Champaign – Giving U™

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Brooklyn_GirlI love NYC!  I loved living here and I love visiting.

What I don’t love is seeing the abject poverty underpinning some of the city’s communities.

Driving from JFK airport through Brooklyn, the cab took Atlantic Avenue through some of the …

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Searching for America’s Small Town Values

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Jackson_Hole_Rodeo_PrayerI was curious to check the pulse of our American values during my recent road trip.

Here’re a few examples of down-home-ness that I found:

Everyday Religiosity

Most Americans are religious. In fact, according to a recent Washington Post survey, 92% …

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