Let’s Go on a Christmas Spending Spree!: The Story of Stuff

I wanted to share this video with you to stimulate conversation about simplicity and consumerism. Consumption not only is bad for the planet, for impoverished people, and for animals – but it can pollute the soul. This has certainly been true in my life. Jesus warns us not to find our value “in the abundance [Read More…]

Our Canadian Overlords

I really loved this. Any thoughts from my neighbors to the North? The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Canadian Oilverlords www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook Also, I’m told that my friends in Canada can’t watch this “American” clip. Must [Read More…]

I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy!

Hilarious! [Read more…]

Halloween is Economically Hollowed… But Why? (Reflections on the Recession-Proof Holiday)

Yesterday on CNN, a guest was on a morning news program describing the current state of our economy during the recession.  To my surprise, there’s a day of the year that hasn’t struggled during our economic downfall: October 31st.  That’s right, Halloween actually been showing good numbers for the past several years.  The sort-of-holiday is [Read More…]