Friday, September 02, 2005

Helping Others

It's so easy for me to sit up here in the perfect weather in central PA, going about my daily life, complaining about being tired, posting my silly little blog posts.

It's easy to keep the TV off and not read the paper and ignore the photos and headlines on my Welcome screen because it's too horrifying, and I can't do anything about it besides throw money at it. And while money is needed, it isn't even a bandaid.

When it becomes less easy is when it gets closer to home. I am extremely lucky in that I have no family or close friends in the devastated areas. But as it goes from big picture to details, I find barely two degrees of separation between me and some of those hardest hit.

I dropped my first tears reading this:

You can find ways to help Larissa and many others here:

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