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We Are Small, But Mighty

“We are small, but mighty” is how one student in my room described the class’s acts of kindness this year.  The class was excited to learn that they are the smallest class in the building, but so far, they have raised the most money for Hearts for Riley, a fundraiser held every spring for Riley… Continue reading We Are Small, But Mighty

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Our First Book: Linnie Mae’s New Friends

As we approach the 2 year anniversary of the creation of Impact 52, it is easy for me to look back and smile at our journey.  It has been an amazing adventure that I am blessed to have had the opportunity to share with my family.  We will never know what real impact, if any,… Continue reading Our First Book: Linnie Mae’s New Friends

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Day 18: Take Time To Read

Making an investment in children is one of the best investment's you can make.  The payoff, for you as an individual, is great regardless of the size of the investment. Today, we made a small investment in a group of children at Adams Elementary.  I visited Mrs. Craig's class this afternoon to read them a… Continue reading Day 18: Take Time To Read

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Making a Connection

We often hear people say "I would like to get involved in the community, but I just do not have time." For some, this statement is an easy out because they do not really want to get involved. For others, this statement might be true. I have a hard time believing it however. We all… Continue reading Making a Connection

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Read and be a Rock Star

We have all dreamed at some point about being a celebrity, a professional athlete, or maybe even a rock star.  For most of us, we can only dream these thoughts of stardom.  To be a famous musician, you have to be a master of your craft as a singer or guitar player.  You have put in a lot… Continue reading Read and be a Rock Star

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An Unbelievable Experience

I must admit that I was very excited, and nervous, about this week's volunteer activity.  This experience truly gave me the opportunity to get outside of my comfort zone.  I wrote in a recent blog that we must all "get comfortable being uncomfortable" to truly make a difference.  I will say that on this particular experience, I did just… Continue reading An Unbelievable Experience