Nice Work if You Can Get It

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.”

Not to take too much away from George Gershwin, summertime is the hardest time of the year for me; even moreso around the Fourth of July. I make my living as a consultant to nonprofits, writing grants, pr, strategic plans, and just any other way they need their story to be told. It’s a good business right up until the weather heats up and everyone goes on vacation. It’s a serious kind of work, and it dries up when people’s minds are less than serious.

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