Thoughts On Charlottesville

In light of recent events in Charlottesville, VA, I feel I need to respond and get some thoughts out there. First of all, white nationalism is disgusting.  White nationalism is disgusting and the terrorism that has occurred in Charlottesville is appalling. Second, I’m a middle-class white male.  I’m a middle-class white male, former pastor who [...]

Productive vs. Pleasurable (Part 2)

ICYMI: Part 1 Productive is constructive. Pleasurable is consumptive. Choosing productive is essential for a better life and a better world. Self-interest and others-interest are not mutually exclusive. The best thing you can do for your family? Be the best you. The best thing you can do for your company? Be the best you. The [...]

What Is Zero Waste?

My wife and I are going “Zero Waste”. I’ve mentioned this term a few times on the blog, but I wanted to describe a little bit about what it is and why we’ve chosen to do it. What is Zero Waste? According to Wikipedia, zero waste is a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource [...]