Tag Archives: Habitat for Humanity

Learning How to Give Back

One of the great things this Fellowship has introduced me to is the act of giving back. I wasn’t a girl scout. I wasn’t a candy striper. I didn’t donate hours to the Humane Society by scrubbing down cages and … Continue reading

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A Wallraising in the Sun

Yesterday marked my first exposure to the raw side of Habitat’s mission. The curious partition between my daily work and the common perception of Habitat for Humanity is testament to the stark division of labor, if nothing else. I recall the … Continue reading

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I found a new place to dwell: Woodchuck Motel

Perhaps you’ve seen it: Price of Progress? Changes in Weinland Park may chase away some residents. If not, take a look. The Dispatch‘s front page news yesterday was accompanied by some of the most recent drama in the saga that … Continue reading

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Snooping, Snapping, and Cynicism

Michelle and I stood alone in a sunny, open alley surrounded by a cartel of cats, a V.F.W. post, an auto shop, and an overgrown field. Overhead were power lines and a blue sky strewn with white paint strokes as she spoke … Continue reading

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