You’ve heard me talk about United Way’s support of education related programs in the past, and today I want to pass on some information from the United Ways of Tennessee, the association of 38 United Ways in the state.
Sometimes the strangest things find their way to my desk. Not that what I’m about to relate isn’t important. It’s just not something I expected. Of course, for me, this particular thing is relatable to a personal story.
I’ll jinx myself now and say that I haven’t been sick this year. Oh, a back pain here and there, but no seasonal cold and no flu. However, it’s really just a matter of time I suppose until I catch some bug making its way through the community.
Do you know what I do? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. If you answer, “United Way of Wilson County does good stuff,” then you’re with a much larger group. However, if you know much detail beyond that, you’re numbers shrink significantly.
I was still a teenager when, as a member of the Columbia House Record Club, I ordered a copy of Robin Williams’ first comedy album. I wore the grooves off that record, so the news of his suicide this week was sad and frustrating to say the least.
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