Orphanage in Peru

My winter break was one of a kind.  My family went to Peru and hiked Machu Picchu, which is something I will never forget for the rest of my life. But equally as memorable was visiting an orphanage called Juan Pablo Segundo in Cusco, Peru on Christmas Eve.  We had a free day in our…

Baseball Clean-Up

Andrew and I play travel baseball on Sundays. Every week is a double header, which means a minimum of six hours on the field. By the end of the second baseball game, there’s usually lots of trash strewn around.   For our act of kindness, Andrew and I spent an extra 15 minutes throwing away trash during the games.  We…

Soup Kitchen

On Monday I volunteered at a soup kitchen at the Unitarian Church of All Souls. This is not the first time I’ve been to All Souls to volunteer.  My school has a longstanding partnership with All Souls, but I often just show up on Monday nights to help out when I can. When I first arrived,…

Treats for a Sick Friend

Yesterday our friend Kelly injured herself.  She was standing on a chair trying to grab something up high from a cabinet while on her tippy toes. She fell and injured her back and had to go to the emergency room.  She spent many miserable hours there but fortunately will be okay.  She is in lot of pain, and it…

Box Tops Donation

It’s back to school time, so my brother Jack and I thought it was time to send in the box tops we have been collecting to his old elementary school.  Over the past year, my brother and I collected the box tops which you can see in the photograph.  They are found on the tops of cereal boxes…

Kindness in honor of Leslie Fischer (1971-2016)

Today was a sad day in our house, because it was the funeral of my mom’s close friend from her college days, Leslie Rabinovitz Fischer.  We heard about Leslie often from my mom, and we knew that Leslie had been battling pancreatic cancer for a few years. She died last Thursday.  She lived in California…

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