Cosmic Cow Pie: Connecting the Dots


Taking Care of Each Other!


Friends ~

Joeann Fossland has written post which everyone should read and take action on! 

This is somthing that SHOULD go viral! 

Go to the original post and reblog in your groups!  Post on your facebook, sign the petition and let's help one another!

Thank you Joeann Fossland!


Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. 

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead

Think about this....

"Coma…a medically induced coma…  Pat was in a coma… Put yourself in Pat’s Place… You are Pat.

You fall.  You are paralyzed, lying on the floor all night  until being found by your neighbor’s son who has come to walk your Labrador Retriever.

At the hospital, a coma is medically induced.  The coma continues for over a month.  It is impossible for  you to do anything…  make decisions, conduct business, pay bills and perform daily functions.  Your creditors, unfortunately, want their money even while you are in a coma and require long time recovery.

You fell in March, 2009, your paralysis, painful rehabilitation, living in assisted living and surgery continue until the writing of Pat’s Story in September, 2010….19 months….and will continue."

Read the rest of this story at

What would you do? Do you have the means or resources to take care of yourself if something were to happen?

Pat's friends want to create an NAR Benevolent Foundation that would relieve some of the pain and suffering of tragedies that all Pats endure. You never know when you could be a Pat.  Think about it.   
REALTORS® are compassionate, generous and caring. As a group we have donated over $20,000,000 to others through The REALTORS® Relief Foundation that was established after 9/11. The Relief Foundation is a wonderful and powerful humanitarian relief fund of which we can all be proud, but it is not designed to support the REALTOR® member.  It is designed to support persons outside of the REALTOR® family who experience disaster.  It is for outreach-for others; not in-reach for the REALTOR® family in trouble.

Your help is needed. The folks working on this need 100,000 signatures before the NAR Convention. 

Let's extend that care and those humanitarian efforts by closing the circle of compassion and expending some funds for fellow members of the REALTOR Family…who have experienced their own personal Katrina’s, 9/11’s, Haiti’s.

That is why we need an NAR Benevolent Foundation…. join the Campaign… SIGN THE PETITION NOW

Here are a few other ways to help as well:

  • Print the flyer on the site and share with others or post in your office.
  • Share on your social media sites: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
  • "Like" the Facebook Page ( ) and then click the share button.
  • Share with Local and State Leadership



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Carra Riley

Comment balloon 10 commentsCarra Riley & Declan Kenyon • October 18 2010 04:19PM


Great reblog Carra!  I am off to check it out!  Thanks!

Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) almost 10 years ago

I caught this earlier this morning.  Glad to see it moving along through cyber-space.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) almost 10 years ago

Debra ~  And Thank you for Jason's re-blog it was so moving!  I hope to work on a new childrens project with him and it's all because of you!  thank you!

Cindy ~  It's fun to see worthy causes take off.. thank you too!

Posted by Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) almost 10 years ago

Carra, can't beleive I missed this.  Thanks for reblogging.  Already signed the petition but will be paying it forward.

Posted by Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528, Real Estate Salesperson (Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956) almost 10 years ago

Caught this first time around -- excellent; thank's for the re-blog and reminder to sign the petition.

Posted by Tish Lloyd, Broker - Wilmington NC and Surrounding Beaches (BlueCoast Realty Corporation) almost 10 years ago

Lora ~   You Rock.. it is great we have a place to support one another!  This will take it to a higher level!

Tish.... SO happy people are seeing it!  thank you

Posted by Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) almost 10 years ago

Carra, I signed and will re-blog.  Thank you for bringing this to my attention!

Posted by Marzena Melby, Realtor, Twin Cities Minnesota Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Burnet Realty) almost 10 years ago

Thank you Carra!

Posted by Joshua Zargari, MJ Decorators Workshop (MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating) almost 10 years ago

Carra that is soooo great!!  You will have to tell me about it.  I was so moved by his story and by Joel Burns. (also on my blog)  I can't think of a better duo working together.  Good luck!

Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) almost 10 years ago

I’m on my way to sign the petition right now. I think as the world continues to become overpopulated, and with the 24/7 news cycles brought on by the Internet, we’re going to have more of these stories rather than fewer.

Posted by Jim Frimmer, Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist (HomeSmart Realty West) almost 10 years ago