Stewardship v. Telemarketing

Stewardship v. Telemarketing

"It already is the end of the year, ma'am," said the aggravated gentleman on the other end of the line. It was around December 20th last year. He was replying to my comment that I planned to do all my year-end giving online next week. I sit down and take care of...

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M&C Doggos & Cattos—Minerva (Minnie)

M&C Doggos & Cattos—Minerva (Minnie)

Minerva is a singular and unique calico lady. Simultaneously aloof and snuggly, life is lived on her terms and she is not shy about letting you know she wants to be alone...she wants to play...she would like dinner...really, whatever she wants whenever she wants it....

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M&C Doggos & Cattos—THE DUDE

M&C Doggos & Cattos—THE DUDE

The Dude is just the kind of cat you think would be named "The Dude." Ultra-mellow and unbothered. Get to know Merritt's very zen, very cute guy. The Dude (Owned by Merritt Neil) Likes:  people, dogs, traversing the house visiting with everyone, being held, snuggling....

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Refill the Well

Refill the Well

BOOKS, NEWSLETTERS AND CONVERSATIONS TO FEED YOUR HEAD… You know the feeling. Wrung out. Crispy. You need a little refresh. I have my daily and weekly go-tos to stop creative crash and burn before it even starts. And don’t you love it when people share this stuff? The...

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Run—Don’t Walk—to Buy This Book

Run—Don’t Walk—to Buy This Book

I’m gonna make this blog short. Because that’s what this blog is all about. I am 100% fangirling a new book, Smart Brevity. Written by the founders of Politico and Axios, this masterpiece shows how you can use fewer words to say A LOT more. In emails, in speeches, in...

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