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For my responsible consumption month pledge, I am not using any take-out beverages – soda, water, coffee, etc… I have found my reusable aluminum bottle to be one of the best purchases I have made so that I can have […]

Starting this Friday – April 17, 2009,  the Interdependence Project is going to be practicing 30 days of responsible consumption. (If you are in the NYC area, please come to our Kick Off Party – see here for more info.) […]

Maybe I am just a crab, but I found the whole concept of “Earth Hour” to be ridiculous. For those of you who may have missed it, Earth Hour was an event that happened March 28, 2009 where businesses, governments, […]

Growing up on the shores of Lake Michigan, I am a water person. So, it is helpful to me to think about my breath as similar to waves on the shore. Just as the waves are only the tip of […]

Research by the Ethisphere Institute featured on the Miller-McCune website has recently shown that the banks that are asking for money to bail them out were also the banks that have the lowest scores on measures of business ethics. In […]

For the last two weeks I have been in self-imposed internet exile while I worked on finishing my first complete draft of my dissertation proposal. I set my personal email address to its vacation setting, letting everyone know that I […]

I don’t particularly like conflict. It makes me all sorts of uncomfortable. I was thinking about what Ellen Scordato wrote about sitting with her uncomfortableness in response to Emily Herzlin’s post this week. I have a very hard time sitting […]

I’m getting married in June. I have therefore been doing a lot of stuff in regards to planning the wedding. However, when it comes down to it, the wedding is one day, and really what I should be preparing for […]

We often have to wait for others to show up.  Or wait for our turn. Or wait to get to where we are going. In this situation, I was waiting for someone to meet me – we had agreed to […]

“I’m breaking my attachment to physical power and possessions because only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit” ~Tyler Durden – Fight Club While I chastise myself not being more imaginative than quoting Fight Club, […]