Stamp out hunger


Out and about

Confession: I’ve found it’s easy to care about the destitute and hard to find ways to make a difference. This week I found a postcard in my mailbox: “On May 12, 2012, letter carriers across the country, in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, will be collecting food for families in need. It’s easy to […]

May 10, 2012

Learning to choose


Out and about

Confession: I used to shop at Wal-Mart. When I was a teenager I actually liked it. Last year in the worst of my struggle with depression, I had lots of shopping-related lows, and Wal-Mart seemed worst of all to me… a forced immersion into pop values, consumerism, and futility. Of course I had heard rumblings […]

April 4, 2012