Category Archives: Life

Fruity Reuse & Repurposing Idea: Fruit Sticker Art & Tape

When I was a kid, fruit stickers weren’t on every piece of fruit. We were lucky to find one on a bunch of bananas. We didn’t get a lot of “real” stickers as kids and thus we treasured those fruit … Continue reading

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Repurposing Pants into Reusable Bags

I’ve been working to eliminate plastic from my life for a while, especially for items used for food and beverages (see plastic background below). The last remaining items I’ve been using (actually reusing till they’re spent) are plastic bags for … Continue reading

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Changing Directions: Preparing to Volunteer Overseas

Working to build greater social equity has been a strong interest for as long as I can remember. I became involved in international economic justice efforts as coordinator of Global Exchange’s fair trade campaigns, and learned about underlying issues and … Continue reading

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