I set out to find modern-day examples of gift economies at work, and came across Burning Man.
I’m doing a different take on Laura‘s “Strange But Good” linkup party, which is aimed at collecting strange but good recipes from foodies. I get all my weirdo recipes from Laura, and I have none of my own to share. Instead, I’m going to start sharing a few strange but good nutrition facts that I’ve been […]
It’s Black Friday. Are you shopping? I’m not. The closest I’ve ever come to Black Friday shopping is selling at Market Day’s Black Friday Sale last year. By the way, I have to share Market Day’s posters for this year’s Black Friday sale (happening today in Des Moines from 9-5). I’m pretty sure my friend […]
Two weeks ago I introduced #operationpantsfit. In that post I said, “Newsflash: Healthy is not a look. It’s a way of being.” Being healthy is SO much more beyond how you look, what you eat, or even the exercise you do (or don’t do). Some of the “unhealthiest-looking” people are far more healthy than the […]
Oddly, this is probably my most running-related post for a while. And it’s a short essay that my college boyfriend wrote. He’s currently working on a masters in creative writing. I’m keeping him anonymous because he is pretty private on the internet, and I don’t want this cropping up in a search engine somewhere. Well, […]
Today’s post comes from my friend (well Blend or Tweep really), Jaci, was kind enough to write a post for you today about librarians. She’s on her way to becoming one. And I’ve thought of becoming one myself. Maybe. It’s on the short list of “What I want to Be When I Grow Up.” She […]
While I’m out at BLEND this weekend, I scheduled some pretty primo guest bloggers for your enjoyment. Today’s guest blogger is Kelly from [ insert clever title here ]. It’s been a while since I’ve done a flashback Friday. When I asked one of my best friends, Kelly, to guest post, she immediately decided to […]