GOOD Magazine | On Skid Row: Introduction

Good Magazine, a site I really like, cover all kinds of topics, from culture to politics and the environment. This week they’ve begun a video series looking at LA’s homeless district, otherwise known as Skid Row. I look forward to following these videos. Los Angeles’s police chief called Skid Row “the worst social disaster inContinue reading “GOOD Magazine | On Skid Row: Introduction”

Letter To Gap About Business Practices and Sustainability

The other day Emily purchased a few articles of maternity clothing from Gap’s sale section online, afterwards she was asked to give some feedback. Here’s what she wrote: I am interested in clothing that is made with Organic and Sustainable fibers, such as Organic cottons, bamboos, and modal. I also always look for labor practicesContinue reading “Letter To Gap About Business Practices and Sustainability”

How To Start A Compost Bin In The City (With Little Money)

Today thousands of bloggers are writing posts on their sites trying to raise awareness on environmental issues. More and more people everyday are growing in their concern for our daily impact on the environment. I’ve written a lot about this, and will continue to do so, not because I am some specialist or know muchContinue reading “How To Start A Compost Bin In The City (With Little Money)”

Bloggers Join Blog Action Day Oct. 15

Some of you may be interested in joining in the event planned for this Monday. Blogactionday.org is calling for all bloggers to discuss one issue, the environment. They’ve are already close to 14,000 blogs who have signed up to write something. I’ve got a couple ideas up my sleeves, but not sure which one IContinue reading “Bloggers Join Blog Action Day Oct. 15”

Dress Down (Sunday?) | Andrew Bird, MindMaps and Bruce Action Man

I’m a little late this week but have some really good stuff. Andrew Bird’s Concert at the 9:30 club is available for download on NPR’s site. For the past month Rob Bell and Mars Hill Church in Michigan have been discussing green issues and the church. If you have the chance check out the lastContinue reading “Dress Down (Sunday?) | Andrew Bird, MindMaps and Bruce Action Man”

Dress Down Friday June 22 | The Green Edition

Here’s another edition of dress-down Friday. This week I wanted to focus on green issues, and let me forewarn you: this is somewhat intense. I’ve decided to focus more of my attention on these issues, and try and help do what I can to educate and make aware the seriousness of caring for the creation.

Some Problems with Online Christian Communities | And Why You Should Stay Away

Online communities continue to grow Myspace, Virb, Facebook, delicious, flickr, twitter, digg, 30boxes, box.net, etc, etc, all offer a way for people to share and stay in touch. I personally like the attention web 2.0 companies have paid to making the web more interactive in this way. I use many of the services above, andContinue reading “Some Problems with Online Christian Communities | And Why You Should Stay Away”

Young Friends In Newcastle and Some Highlights

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go to Newcastle and hang out at the Young Friends General Meeting. Simon and I stopped on the way up north (Newcastle is about 3.5 hours north of Birmingham) in Durham for some lunch and to take a look at the Cathedral of St. Cuthbert. I wasContinue reading “Young Friends In Newcastle and Some Highlights”

TV: It’s Turn Off Your TV Week

I almost forgot to announce that yesterday marked the beginning of “Turn off your TV Week,” sponsored by adbusters.org. There are a number of ways to participate but the simplest way is to unplug the TV for the week. And why not? We have family and friends that would love the extra time, we haveContinue reading “TV: It’s Turn Off Your TV Week”