National Volunteer Week (April 19 to 25) has almost slipped by, but it deserves to be marked this year and every year.
They don’t grow on trees, you know! Tammy Lee Moore shows the volunteer spirit—and learns a valuable lesson about root vegetables. “I had imagined lovely trailing plants with interspersed potatoes growing on them: much like pumpkins…” A Bug in Your Ear: The Good Things, October 9, 2002.
Volunteers of all stripes. Bill Pollett pays tribute to a friend who lives her life large. “Certainly she’s the only one I know who has ever done time in a Mexican prison for being involved in a politically motivated street riot (she claims it was all a misunderstanding).” Lost and Found—Ode to a Loudmouth, April 6, 2004