Sunday, February 24, 2008
Seattle man who helped launch Microsoft left $65M for gay rights.
Wow. What an inspiring story, but also very sad.
I guess it's really true that money alone can't make you happy. Or that giving is better than receiving. What do you do with your life, how do you *spend* your time, your money?
"With Weiland's gift, Pride becomes the largest such foundation in the country.
Weiland's other beneficiaries include Lakeside High School, Stanford University, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the United Way, The Nature Conservancy and three other environmental groups."
Ahh . . . imagine if he had thrown a bone or two to a small poetry press or local literary magazine.