Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Quick Way to Help After Hurricane Sandy – October 30

I’m lucky to be fine here in Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy, but neighbors far and near are not. If you want to help quickly, even just a little bit, Text 90999 on your phone and type in RED CROSS in … Continue reading

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Frankenshopping – October 29

So, like everybody else on the East Coast, I went grocery shopping yesterday. I could see that the very first challenge would be finding a cart, so I set myself up by the cashiers to snag one when someone finished … Continue reading

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Darlene’s Good Deed – October 26

You all know that every once in a while I can’t resist passing along a message, letter or story from a ONE GOOD DEED reader. This one below touched my heart — and several hearts at my publishers, Abrams Books … Continue reading

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59¢ – October 19

I was just renewing ErinMcHugh.com on GoDaddy — an address I’ve yet to use, though I’ve owned it for several years now — and as I was paying, a pop-up asked me if I’d like to “round up.” I love … Continue reading

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5 Easy Things…Plus 1 More! – October 11

The world goes by fastfastfast, and people often tell me that they love ONE GOOD DEED — but that they worry that they may not be able to tunnel through an entire year. You don’t have to! That was my … Continue reading

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Namaste – October 10

Oh, this poor guy. Here it is October, but just the other day it was still steamy weather here in New York City, and the subways were gruesome. Take the man waiting for the train standing next to me, for … Continue reading

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More on “The Letter,” from the Sender – October 1

My friend Cathy reports in with the entire story of The Letter she sent me (see previous post) from New Mexico, and the tiny, delightful post office she found. And let’s remember — some unsung postal employee on the Manhattan … Continue reading

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