I started thinking about happiness last week after I saw the following quote posted by a friend on Facebook: “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I … Continue reading
Yes, I know, you don’t discuss religion or politics in polite company, but plenty of people in the blogosphere seem to be doing a lot of it! One of my High School teachers said something that I found profound and remember to this day. It is a Budhist saying: “There are many paths to Nirvana.” … Continue reading
I have written some of what I think are the most amazing blog posts in my head. Why aren’t they on “paper” you ask? Because I generally think of these ideas and formulate them when I’m doing something else. Like drinking coffee. Or sitting on my patio at night with a glass of wine listening … Continue reading
While waiting for an airport shuttle bus, I was going through my wallet to find some tip money for the driver. Unfortunately, I only had $20 bills and had to rummage through my change purse hoping I at least had enough quarters to put together a decent tip. During this process, a dime fell out … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what your ecological footprint is? I did and searched around for some calculators online. I really like the calculator from the Global Footprint Network. It is fun and interactive. Don’t be shocked by the outcome! I drive a hybrid and don’t eat much meat and my impact was much greater then … Continue reading
I have been following Bea’s blog at http://zerowastehome.blogspot.com/ for a few months now and am blown away at what she has been able to accomplish. She and her family have committed to living a lifestyle that generates zero waste – as in trash. I thought I was doing a pretty decent job of this until … Continue reading
I am mostly starting this blog for my own purposes. I don’t like to journal and thought this would be a good way to kick myself in the ass and do a little of writing about things that interest me. I hope some of the topics will interest you too!