Category: Urban Mayhem

One of my favorite parts of living in a city is the variety of people I encounter every day. Some of them are really struggling, so any little thing I can do to add joy to their day makes me happy, too. Some of the urban mischief I’ve been involved with has included yarn bombings, creating an impromptu parklet, giving Free Hugs at the farmers market, and putting up funny tear-off signs around town.

Birthday ink

Birthday ink

I’ve been thinking for several years about getting another tattoo.  I had visited several tattoo shops, but it seemed no matter what I told them I wanted, they always produced the same thing: the double line text with the waves and wisps.  Something very typical.  I kept leaving disappointed, and then I would not think …

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Civil disobedience for Mother Earth

Civil disobedience for Mother Earth

What are you willing to sacrifice for the environment?  Your car?  Your clothes dryer?  What about your freedom? I’ve been following Bill McKibben and 350.org for a few years.  Mr. McKibben is an unlikely activist – he says so himself.  Authoring his latest book, Eaarth, however, catapulted him into the spotlight of the environmental community.  …

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