small but significant

“Citizenship is a quiet patriotism; it is the habit of ordinary virtues -- the small but significant, the unheralded but heroic acts of service done without fanfare or headlines or pats on the back.” Bruce Cole, former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Ordinary virtue is simple civility. Respect. Courtesy. Gratitude. Service to others. Attentiveness.  Dialogue. Perspective. Responsibility. Ordinary human virtues, complemented with thoughtful, well-designed public spaces, build civilized communities. Please see the Blog tab above for thoughts on ordinary virtues, or the Consulting tab for grant writing and grant administration services.

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