Category: Random Thoughts

  • A Little Philanthropy Smackdown

    A Little Philanthropy Smackdown

    My friends and business colleagues know I’m passionate about nonprofits, causes and philanthropy. For the last few months, I’ve been working with a social giving website called One4All, first helping start their online presences, and now acting as an advisor. One4All Members can donate to any US-based 501(c)3 organization and the non-profit receives the full amount (unlike other…

  • A Very Special Thought for 9-11

    It is better to light a candle, than to curse the darkness… Here’s hoping tomorrow is a peaceful day for all my America’s Camp Friends.

  • Support Team Jamie and BikeMS NYC

    Support Team Jamie and BikeMS NYC

    This year, once again, I’m riding for Team Jamie and BikeMS NYC. 3 years ago, when I said I wanted to ride 30 Miles for an MS Bikeathon, my step-but-real sister Jamie  said “I can barely walk 300 feet – why do they do these events that people with MS could never do?” I said…

  • Interview with Tom Morello at Hillman Journalism Awards

    This week during my coverage of the Hillman Awards (see below) I was able to interview Grammy award winning guitarist and activist Tom Morello about his support of the Occupy movement. [View the story “The Sidney Hillman Awards #Hillman2012” on Storify]

  • Opposing SOPA, Still Leaving GoDaddy

    I haven’t blogged here in a while, but I felt compelled to do so recently by the controversy regarding the SOPA act in Congress. Why is the bill so bad? You can read how the SOPA Bill violates the Constitution by creating blacklists and opposing free speech. Since the bill also allows sites to be shut down without an adversary…