Some things are just too cool to keep to myself. So here you go!


Getting organized


Last week Wonder Woman Bethany (not the Bethany in my previous post, though she’s a wonder woman too) and a host of volunteers threw a garage sale on one of Phoenix’s worst weather days.


Earlier she had e-mailed me for the logo and the font so she could have this great sign made.


By the end of the day, the sky had cleared and the sale had cleared more than $1,200 for diapers and formula for the babies of Juarez, Mexico.

Meanwhile, down in the colonias outside Juarez someone had made a different kind of sign for a different purpose.


Grateful mothers take home supplies donated or purchased with donated funds.


And way up here in Oregon: When I got home from work last evening, I found two boxes on our front porch.

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A pregnancy clinic up in Washington had discovered the Babies of Juarez website and asked where they could drop off expired formula.

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So today I went to the local thrift shop to find a lightweight suitcase (2 bucks!) and loaded the formula up for our travels over Thanksgiving. Mauri weighed it for me—exactly 50 pounds, the per-bag limit on Southwest, who allows you to check two bags free!

I love when a plan comes together.

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Bonus sign picture:


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2 Responses to signs

  1. Marcile says:

    Don’t you love it when your kids are doing great things!

  2. Ridge says:

    Fabulous. Giving is a great way to say thanks for all we have!

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