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Hellooo, everyone! What’s new? ¿Qué tal? I’m getting ready for a trip to the United States – I’ll be gone for an entire month! This is the longest I’ve been outside … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Check this out: Rethinking World Food Production

This is an AWESOME article by Mark Bittman. His point is spot on and I wish that everyone would read this and take note. “The difference between you and the … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Minimum Wage Increase in 4 States

Who were the courageous states? Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Alaska. Great news! Four States Overwhelmingly Approve Minimum Wage Hikes – Mic.

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Women are Gaining Ground in Politics

You would had to have been under a rock to not have heard this good news, but I’m sharing it just in case. :) There Will Be More Women in … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Gather Cafe

Wow, I’m loving this idea! The Gather cafe in Yarmouth, Maine is trying to reduce food waste by inviting patrons to bring the restaurant their farm’s leftover produce to be … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

Hello from the beach! I escaped a house full of boys for a week. :) Anything fun going on in your neck of the woods? Here are some interesting articles … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Stop Food Waste!

This makes me sick. Not because a couple chose to eat ‘garbage’, but the fact that SO MUCH DAMN FOOD GOES TO WASTE IN THE UNITED STATES (and other developed countries, … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: What To Do About Plastic Bottle Waste

Ugh, I hate plastic bottles, especially water bottles. In areas where tap water is drinkable/potable, they should be banned, in my opinion. And don’t even get me started on soda … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Bill Gates on Why Inequality Matters

Good stuff on Bill Gates’ blog. I’m not 100% a fan of every single thing he does or believes in, but I like his viewpoints about inequality in this article … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Roz Savage, the First Woman to Row Across Three Oceans, Alone

This is basically nuts, but I’m always in awe at the things that people do, especially women. Roz Savage rowed across the Atlantic Ocean alone in 2005. Let me reiterate. … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: One Month with the Himba

I love this raw take of life amongst Himba women, written and photographed by Alegra Ally. A culture so preserved, but visibly starting to crack… take it in now! One … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: ‘To Kill a Sparrow’

I am sharing this video and article for two reasons: 1. It’s important that we don’t forget about the reality of life in places much different from our own. This … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Healthy Cycle for Austin’s Compost Scene

This is awesome! Not only are people in Austin, Texas promoting composting, but they are coming full circle by having bicycles carry the compostable material from homes to compost sites. … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Indigenous People’s Movement in Canada

This isn’t the best-written article ever (it covers multiple topics very quickly), but the topic is very important regardless. Aboriginal or indigenous peoples are traditionally overpowered by their oppressive governments … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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