I apologize for that click-bait title. I try not to do that too much! But, he said it himself in this recent video: If you didn't click on the video, I'll fill you in on the joke. CNN's Van Jones sucks...on plastic, single-use straws. The #StopSucking PSA is a commitment to do our level best [...]
I could not have had a better morning. I’ll readily admit that I typically avoid making eye contact with people asking for money. It can feel awkward. I feel trapped and put on the spot. Am I going to give up some of my money to a stranger? Am I going to just ignore this [...]
Minimalism is an attempt to live with less. The general principle is that everyday life is filled with clutter and minimalism is a refutation of the clutter.
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 [...]
I think everyone was born with a handful of crayons. Each person came into the world with a different assortment of colors. I may have been born with red, violet and electric blue crayons. Maybe your crayons are pink, indigo and chartreuse. Sure, I can make some pictures with red, violet and electric blue. But [...]
Mom’s Organic Market might be the coolest grocery store around! Some background info: My wife and I recently watched a TED Talk by Bea Johnson about a Zero Waste lifestyle. It blew our minds and opened our eyes to a world of possibilities. It talked about how much we waste and gave very practical ideas [...]
I’m trying something. I’m going to make stuff. Hopefully the stuff will be helpful. There will be a blog, hopefully some vides, some pictures, maybe a podcast some day (if you people agree to be interviewed by me).