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National Day Of Service Honors MLK’s Spirit On His Day

January 21, 2013 is an interesting date this year as the inauguration of President Obama’s second term falls on the same day as the legal public holiday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday which is Saturday the 19th. MLK believe in service to the community “Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to … Continue reading

Phil Mickelson: True Gentleman Golfer

Golf is supposed to be the gentleman’s game – a game of etiquette and integrity where players enforce their own penalties and report their own scores and act with decorum while on the course. Like every part of the real world it can have its moments where that does not seem to be the case – the attitudes … Continue reading

Locanthropy? Locavism? Locharity?

No I am not talking about werewolves or something (lycanthropy to the non-nerds). I am searching for a term to refer to looking to your local community to help out first – local philanthropy, local activism, local charity. What I am getting at here is – with all the stuff going on in the big … Continue reading

If You Can…

Found another great ‘gentleman’ quote today, this one by the Dalai Lama: If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. This repeats the messages of philanthropy, manners, and hints at the ethic of reciprocity. It also reminds me of the traditional message we have gotten from mothers … Continue reading

Gamers Give Back

Yes, nerds can be good people too. The creators of Penny Arcade have set up a great charity and the best part is that we here in the Milwaukee area can participate. Child’s Play is “a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over … Continue reading

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