Leonardo the Fabulous at Treme in Islip

We stopped in at “Long Island’s Premier Blues and Jazz Club” Treme in Islip because we appreciate fellow Coltrane volunteer Leonardo the Fabulous and wanted to support his Art Opening. We ended up reworking our schedule to stay all night because the work is incredible, the musicians were meaningful, and the company well worth spending the time with.

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Kindness Matters – Visit the Lonely, Feed the Hungry, Magnify Your Blessings!

Now, Cindy is not going to discourage remarkable giving, but she shares our belief that the small things also matter tremendously. A cup of coffee, a friendly smile, a held door…these all count!!! Please also consider checking in on folks who may be alone for Thanksgiving, and helping make sure our neighbors don’t go cold and hungry for the holidays.

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Who Rescued Whom? We’re Never Quite Certain, but We Sure Are Grateful for These Folks!!!

A selection of rescue groups. We are intrigued by the individual strengths these groups bring, and grateful for the passion of those who serve them…

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A Marriage of Art and Science to Address Global Food Insecurity: PlantingSeed Jewelry

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Dr. Kate Creasey-Krainer seems as much an elegant permaculturalist, dedicated to environmental health and sustainability, as she is a highly trained and published plant geneticist. She believes that science is only as good as the integrity of the science communication with those of us who aren’t experts.

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When the Waters Rose, LI Communities Soared Above: A Friend of Freeport Remembers Sandy

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While Superstorm Sandy was awesome in its power to wreak havoc, especially on our South Shore, it was the incredible power of our communities that most deeply impressed us.

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