Monday, September 1, 2008

rise #14


Green tip: Purchase carbon offsets ( – your money will go to a project that reduces carbon emissions, thereby reducing the total carbon footprint that you’ve contributed to

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” ~ Native American Proverb

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi

Life tip: ‘The Compact’ – don’t buy anything new (other than food & some necessities) for a year (or if that sounds too difficult, try it for a month) – you’ll spend less money, spend less time shopping, have a less cluttered home, have a smaller impact on our natural resources and learn to think in terms of ‘need’ vs. ‘want. Check out

On a related note, check out Buy Nothing Day

“A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange.” ~ Anon

Interesting website/article: For a perspective outside of the government & corporate controlled media, check out &

Yummy recipe: Avocado, delicious, immensely healthy & goes with just about everything

Be happy. Be true. Be you.