I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

To Give or Not to Give, That Is the Guilt-Inducing Question

We’re headed into that fall season when the begging letters begin to show up in the mailbox, when the charity event invites roll into our inboxes and when our friends hope we’ll help them by buying their kids’ wrapping paper, their favorite charities’ fair-trade item or their own newly published books.  And the guilt rises.

Is My Charity All About Me?

I am an addict. I thought I was still on a nonfiction-book moratorium. In September of 2013 I had over 60 nonfiction books in my to-be-read pile. I was determined not to buy any. I would not take any free books. I was determined to read one a week to get through them.  The good news is I


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