Time for a break

It’s the middle of July – otherwise known as “the hot and hazy days of summer” here in Ontario. You, our readers, and you, our clients have given us a lot to think about – and work on – in the first half of 2011. Some highlights for us have been: – Creating custom essential…

My friend Barack

Barack Obama is my friend. On Facebook. Me and 21 million (almost 22 million) of his closest friends received this post in our feed this week: Rather than setting a goal of millions of dollars for this campaign’s first big deadline on Thursday, we’re setting a goal of 450,000 grassroots donors. So far, 404,954 people…

I just got a call…

I just got a call. And here you are reading my blog about it. You’re going to hear my venting. But if you can hang on through the rage, you’ll also hopefully think about how you talk to your donors/communities of supporters. Phone rings. Me: “hello?” Pause. Clicking. Some kind of murmuring. Me: “hello!?” Murmur…

The tiny tree frog

Agent and Godfather of Good, David Love is back from Costa Rica and files this report from the field. Even in the middle of a tropical rainforest, the donor is never far from the Godfather’s mind. “But it’s so small.” Ann and I are looking at a tiny red-eyed tree frog on leaf in Costa…