Tag Archives: Patrick Wetzel

People Knitting Together

One of the things that I’ve been doing this week is writing a few thank you notes. The end of the semester is getting here, we’ve collected a lot of school supplies, and there are quite a few people that … Continue reading

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Gratitude for a Great Semester

Today in class we received one of the last assignments we will have for the semester.  It was to begin writing well-deserved thank you letters to all the people and organizations that have helped us be so successful.  But first … Continue reading

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Doughnuts for Donations!

For once, I actually have too much to write about for my blog!  First of all, MacDill Air Force Base was a blast!  Our class was given a tour of the base on April 11th by Lt. Col. Jason Wolf, SSgt Tristan … Continue reading

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Tea, Tunes, and School Supplies

So, I’ve had a pretty busy week, but it hasn’t been without its successes. In part, that’s what’s been keeping me busy. Of all the things that I’ve been up to this past week, the biggest one was my charity … Continue reading

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Bull Markets

So this past Wednesday we had our big Bull Market fundraiser!!  After a week’s delay due to some scary weather, we finally had our booth for Bull Market.  And we couldn’t have asked for a better day, it was bright … Continue reading

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A Little Sacrifice, a lot of Generosity

As has been reported, this past Wednesday, we were out at USF’s Bull Market, trading Pizzas for donations. All in all, it was very much a success. Papa John’s donated twenty pizzas, so all the money that we collected can … Continue reading

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Almost at the finish line

Although I love to play soccer, running and I are not friends. To be exact, we’re pretty much frenemies. I’ve always wondered how track or marathon runners run and run and run until they complete the finish line. Most runners … Continue reading

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Forgetting Value

One of the things that always amazes me is the drive and motivation that people have to learn just when their opportunities are the most limited. We’re sending school supplies to kids in Afghanistan that might not even have a … Continue reading

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What Armies are For

When you learn new information, it’s expected that you’ll change the way you think to accommodate it—even if it’s only a very little.  Well, I’ve been reading about some of the humanitarian efforts by Americans in Afghanistan (I recently read … Continue reading

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Doing Something

As I start working to get school supplies to people who need them halfway around the globe, I think that it’s important to know why it is that I’m doing this. It’s part of a course that I’m taking this … Continue reading

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