Common Good Funds 2012: December 8, 2011

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At The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we believe that one of the best ways to improve our community is by strengthening nonprofits doing smart, innovative work in our region. We want to share with grantees and nonprofits in the region some new changes to our largest competitive grant program, …

Responding To Pain

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Of late, I’ve been preoccupied with pain. Sixty-one year old knees, that crick and crack from the earlier years of youthful disregard of reasonable anatomical limitations, keep me conscious of every step. Recently, an intestinal inflammation made me even forget about my knees. Pain grabs our attention, but too many …

A Fallen Leaf

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It was around 75 degrees. Felt like mid-May, but it was mid-November in our fair city. Instead of the earth showing off its spring coat of newly born flora and fauna, the vast array of fall colors surrounded me everywhere–the leaves making their unique snap, crackle and pop, under my …