Tuesday, August 28, 2012



From that link (emphasis added):

Family members of 11 of the 12 who died in the shooting on 20 July joined relatives of some of the injured at a news conference in which they disclosed increasingly rancorous relations between them and local organisations purporting to help them. They complained that although the funds had been raised to support victims and their families, they had been entirely cut out of decision-making process over how the money should be used.
The website of the fund states explicitly that "it does not make grants directly to individuals, but to non-profit organizations offering assistance to those individuals". 
When Teves protested that the families wanted a robust voice over how the funds were allocated, he said he was told that they should start their own money-raising charity.

Monday, August 20, 2012

I'm back, but not to save the Universe.

See what I did there in the title? *lame, self-satisfied chuckling*

Anyway, was gone for a few weeks on vacation.  My mind is still gleefully empty thanks to the seemingly endless flood of margaritas and interesting people (the two may be related somehow).

I'll chime back in later once I get re acclimated to Wisconsin and caught up on what's been happening in the world.