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Generosity and Kindness

Following Mike's idea,

I've written emails and posted a message on my FB page, offered friends the opportunity to practice generosity by contributing  gifts of cash for those we visit who are suffering the continuing legacy of the war, the effects of Agent Orange. I've promised to include all names and home towns of contributors on a list which will be in the envelope with the cash. Even if not many respond, a lot of people have been reminded of the AO issue. I included links to AO…

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Posted on April 4, 2012 at 9:21am — 2 Comments

"Meditations on War, Peace, & Reconciliation:

Reading Don Blackburn's book, All You Have Given, Meditations on War, Peace, & Reconciliation.

Sitting in the San Francisco sun, tears flowing, deeply touched by the words on the page, the images they create in the mind and the feelings they convey.


Thank you, Don.

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 4:32am

HOW I BECAME A SPOKESPERSON (FOR ONE DAY!) FOR VICTIMS OF AGENT ORANGE

HANOI, April 2005

Fresh and feeling pretty angelic after a three-month tour of the country with my Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, 100 monks and nuns and 98 international lay friends, I'm enjoying an additional and totally unexpected month in Hanoi. I've just met two people, both Americans, who quickly become very important in my life....Lady Borton and Hank Baker. She becomes my dear friend and mentor of sorts. He becomes my housemate and cherished partner. The two of them persuade me to…

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Posted on February 18, 2012 at 5:44am — 1 Comment

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At 11:15am on March 28, 2012, Jeanne Friedman said…

Hi Trish - great to hear from you, and I look forward to us becoming fast friends ;-).  I met someone in Albuquerque last month who told me to be sure to look up Lady Borton, so guess that's now going to happen.  I don't see your note to me on this part of the website, guess I will figure out how it works as time goes on.  I arrive in Hanoi at 10 PM on Monday, April 16th.  Chuck said he'd make sure I was met at the airport and taken to our hotel/residence - will you be there that night, r arrive the next day?  Very best, Jeanne

At 12:59am on February 18, 2012, Charles Mathes (Chuck) Searcy said…

Hi Trish, welcome, glad you'll be on the April trip, looks like it's shaping up to be a memorable one, some good people have signed up.  CHUCK S.

At 10:19pm on February 17, 2012, Chuck Palazzo said…

Hey Trish,

Great to see you here.  Welcome aboard!

Chuck P.

 
 
 

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