Interview with Lyndsay Rae Meiklem, Small Business Owner and Artist

For weeks, I’ve been excited by the national¬†Mission Small Business contest sponsored by Chase and LivingSocial, which will award up to 12 individual grants of $250,000 to 12 small businesses. The business application calls for a thoughtful essay and community (online) support, and the project with my vote (and hopefully yours! It’s easy!) is Lyndsay… Continue reading Interview with Lyndsay Rae Meiklem, Small Business Owner and Artist

Walking for Water: Results and Reflection

Last week, I wrote about the global health issue of potable water access. I wore a pedometer for exactly one week and tracked all (8 oz) glasses of water consumed during that same time period. 25 miles and 30 glasses later*, I learned some things: I don’t drink nearly as much water as I should… Continue reading Walking for Water: Results and Reflection

Walking for Water: DIY Education and Chance to Win

Starting today, I am wearing a pedometer to track how far I walk each day and how much water I drink to put the global issue of potable water in perspective as Earth Day approaches. 2.2 million people in developing countries, most of them children, die every year from diseases associated with lack of access… Continue reading Walking for Water: DIY Education and Chance to Win

Board Game Giveaway?!?! Yes please!

Josh is a buddy from the Internet who writes great reviews of board games and has a chunk of games to give away. It’s super easy to enter his contest…. just start following him or linking to his blog. Personally, I think he puts out great content and is well worth following. Hope you win*!¬†… Continue reading Board Game Giveaway?!?! Yes please!