Sometimes there is no amount of focus or energy that we can pour into a situation to make it any better. There is no amount of worrying or hand-wringing that is going to bring about a resolution of any kind.
A few weeks ago my friend Darren Bouwmeester posted here at The Awesomeness Conspiracy as part of a blog exchange project. Today, my article, "Confessions of a non-sustainable carnivore" appears on Darren's site, Composting Faith. Here's an excerpt... ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I don’t garden. I shop at Wal-Mart. I drive an 8-cylinder Jeep. I only recycle about a third of what … Continue reading Confessions…an excerpt
I confess, I’m a bit irritated with myself for taking so long between blog posts. Actually, I could have ended that sentence about seven words earlier. I’m a bit irritated with myself. Come to think of it, that’s still too much. I’m a bit irritated. For the past two-and-a-half years I’ve been working toward a … Continue reading The Path of Most Resistance
By Anna Webb, Poet Laureate Last semester, I had the stressful (yet surprisingly enjoyable) task of writing my Senior Capstone for my Undergraduate Degree at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Since I’m an English Major on the tract of Creative Writing, I had a lot of opportunity to find my own creative space, and to write … Continue reading Living, Breathing, Sad, and Happy Things
...some days, you just have to work a little harder to be awesome.