I’ve often admired how my parents get so involved in their community, whether they’re volunteering at a hockey tournament or giving money to the Red Cross. Chris and I donate money to various causes but we don’t generally do much more — so when a friend of mine asked me to join her team for the 24-hour relay to raise money for the Easter Seals camp (the one that Justin is actually going to this summer), I said sure. It really does feel great to work for a cause I wholeheartedly believe in. I’m becoming completely shameless about asking people for money, but I guess that’s what you have to do. And the relay itself should be fun, unless of course I get the 3 a.m. shift. We’ll see.
Here’s the link where you can donate, if any of my loyal readers are in a giving mood:
Mom and Dad were actually here for a quickie visit last week, during which we found time to play a round of golf, so that was cool. When they were about to leave, Grandma asked Brayden if he was going to miss them, and he matter-of-factly explained that no, he wouldn’t, because they’ll be back in June. Nice.
Speaking of which…less than seven weeks to go until we leave for Europe! I’m sure the time will fly because we’ve got a lot going on between now and then. I’m wrapping up my latest tech writing course, we’re contemplating trying the Vancouver trip again, we’re hosting a neighborhood BBQ and of course I’m doing the relay. Things are hopping. And I like it that way.