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#4Liters Pre-Game

Gallon jug of water? Check. 48oz nalgene water bottle that tells me exactly how much 1000mL is? check.

That’s it. That’s my pre-game.

Like I said, I wasn’t going to be going out of my way to change anything that I do– I want to try and live as normal of a day-to-day life as possible while only consuming a gallon of water every 24 hours. 305 more words

Zero Waste

As poverty rises, so must our vision

     Federal data reveal that children from low-income families now are the majority in U.S. public schools, with about half of children in 21 states meeting requirements for free and reduced-price lunch (a common measurement of poverty). 88 more words

Children

Goodnight sleep tight

You may not meet this moment again

Born into a world that takes to receive

Even the ghosts of the past, now to selfish to disappear… 332 more words

Poetry

"This Land Is Home to Me," 40 years on

Tomorrow, February 1, marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of This Land Is Home to Me, a historic pastoral letter by the bishops of the Appalachian region of the United States. 169 more words

My Books & Articles

Dr. King's Dream is Our Dream.

We celebrated MLK Day about 2 weeks ago. Once again I was struck by the words he uttered over 40 years ago and how they still ring true today.   167 more words

Brazil's Historic Drought Is Showing No Signs Of Abating.

Brazil’s worst drought since the 1930s doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. Halfway through its rainy season, reservoirs remain critically low, blackouts have been plaguing cities and officials are urging residents to cut back on consumption. 187 more words

Climate Change

Unemployed with 2 College Degrees; Oh yeah, I have Autism

High function Autistic people or those that have Aspergers face an array of problems when they choose to inform a potential employer about their condition. The companies turning their backs on spectrum people range from the mom and pop store to well known corporations. 530 more words