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The Secret Reason I Will Always Be a Volunteer

When I was a lonely child, my Girl Scout leader cared.

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This week, a very close friend called me.

“I’m so excited! I couldn’t wait to tell you. I’ve started helping at a soup kitchen, and it’s because you talk about volunteering so much. I love it! I get to cook, which is a blast, and I enjoy meeting new people. Plus, it is…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Cindy Heath

Cindy Heath

I’ve been a farmer, homesteader, entrepreneur, and more. Always curious and still hopeful. If you are, too, read along and follow me at

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