Awesome Stories 347

This week Awesome Stories brings you garbage, cleaning, and genuine voices. Garbage to Garden Goodness I love the story of how Garbage to Garden got started. Tyler Frank was in college and noticed how much of the trash was organic matter and wondered why you couldn’t put that at the curb like trash and recycling.…

Moon on Fire

Moon on Fire ~ full moon magic night puffy clouds on fire with light smoky reflections ~ The full moon Sunday night was beautiful and magical. Sometimes not being able to get a perfect photo with my cellphone is a good thing. My cellphone created this beautiful interpretation of the full moon. To make it more…

empowerment, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 346

This week brings you biomimicry, sacred service, and rising up. Biomimicry I love that designers and manufacturers are finally learning from nature to design products and processes that are more compatible with the natural world. The ultimate goal is life cycle production where there won’t be any waste from manufacturing at all. Janine Benyus is…

Awesome Stories, flow

Awesome Stories 345

This week Awesome Stories brings you kindness, nuclear facts, and resiliency. Kindness School Seattle, Washington is home to the Puget Sound Community School whose mission and focus are based on kindness. The director, Andy Smallman, believes that if you create a nurturing environment and help build character, then the academics and related skills come automatically. Teachers…

Thanksgiving, love, life

Celebrate Thanksgiving by Loving Life

Celebrate Thanksgiving by Loving Life A friend of mine, Christi Daniels, gave a talk at the local Science of Mind center about coming home and appreciation. Christi talked about her intense year after intending to find a home within her self and all the stuff that came up to show her what was holding her back. The biggest…

Chimera Sunset

Desert Chimera

Desert Chimera ~ clouds of wind and rain desert storms marching onward  chimera searching ~ I haven’t had the time or focus to get back to my Chimera adventures so I wanted to write this short haiku to hold the space. May we find beauty, love, and adventure wherever we are. Blessings, Brad

gratitude, blessings, autumn

Awesome Stories 344 – Thanksgiving Edition

This week Awesome Stories focuses on the power of gratitude. I love the Thanksgiving Holiday and the reminder to appreciate my life and its many blessings.  Gratitude by the Numbers In case you’ve been hiding for the last 10 years, the transformative power of gratitude has been demonstrated. The research of Robert Emmons (and many others)…