Five Years Later: Hurricane Katrina | USA TODAY

I know, I know! It is Sunday morning and I am surfing so I am happening upon a lot of things to read and write and post about! But this one from USA Today really hit me. I am sure it has been on their site for some time but I just got around to it today. This multi media piece documents Katrina Five Years Later and is one of the best pieces I have seen done. While it is realistic and shows so much of the devastation that we can not begin to imagine unless we have actually been … [Read more...]

NZ rescuers save 9 whales stranded on beach – U.S. news – Environment – msnbc.com

:-(   This makes me extremely sad today! NZ rescuers save 9 whales stranded on beach - U.S. news - Environment - msnbc.com. … [Read more...]

A Kiva Fellow’s Scrap Book (via Kiva Stories from the Field)

Sharing a little Kiva love today.....Check out this Kiva Fellow's stories!   By Leah Gage, KF 10 in Ukraine & KF11 in Togo   Today is my last day as a Kiva Fellow. Kiva Fellows Class number 10 (or KF10) took me to Zaporozhye, Ukraine where I worked with Kiva’s field partner HOPE Ukraine; KF11 brought me here to Lomé, Togo, where I work with two different field partners, Microfund Togo and Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social, or WAGES. I can't think of two … [Read more...]