December 17, 2008
I see the big picture to simplify and combine tasks. I have no qualms about asking people for time or $ and am particularly persuasive on the phone. I'm a good researcher (Internet or other), can spot a grammar error or cliche 100 yards away.
Yes. I've coerced and organized volunteers for weeks-long church projects. Called would-be voters. Sorted food and wrapped gifts. Solicited $ and bought items 4 "the cause." Read stories, written press releases, graded math papers, hung dry wall
Anything that helps the struggling, but it doesn't have to be for basic necessities. The poor, sick, young and elderly deserve some joy, too.
No, altho' I worked one fall day through Vanderbilt alumni.
Brain research now shows that those who spend on others are happier than those who spend on themselves. In these stressful and unhappy days, why doesn't everyone join?