We are creating a community quilt for Brian McMichael (a.k.a. McDoc, husband of Linda Kernohan), who is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. He had surgery in May, and will likely begin radiation therapy soon.
Joel Silberman came from the world of music and theater to do something extremely valuable — he trains progressive politicians, activists and organizations to communicate effectively, especially in front of cameras.
BFSkinner was one of the first recipients of a community quilt...number 6, actually, in 2009. The reason was lupus, a disease that was, distressingly, affecting the cognition of this very brilliant and successful psychologist.
Our Marti is an uplifting presence at the heart of the Daily Kos community. You will see her cheerful self in any of the social diaries throughout the day but most especially in the Pootie diaries.