Thank You Ride #1: Chilly Industrial Landscape Becoming Familiar

Several weeks ago I signed up to participate in AIDS LifeCycle, a 545 mile bike ride from SF to LA, June 2-8, 2019. One of the reasons I signed up was to challenge myself physically, but even that needs to be for a reason.

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Whom Are We Serving?

Thanksgiving morning, I went to volunteer in Tenderloin with San Francisco City Impact.  My tango friend Emily posted on Facebook that she would go there and I felt compelled to join.

The event was a huge “block party” serving the people who live in the area.  Many of the 900 volunteers prepared and served meals and delivered groceries to resident’s homes.  There was a clothing tent, a prayer area, a beauty tent, and a medical tent. I regretted lacking useful life skills when they called for qualified volunteers to switch to medical or beauty. Continue reading “Whom Are We Serving?”