When Joel Fleck moved home to after college, he wanted his own place, but he didn’t want to pay the steep Sonoma County rents, so he decided to build his own tiny home on a trailer. Inspired by wee house pioneer Jay Shafer (also from Sebastopol), Fleck bought an abandoned trailer from a neighbor for […]
A perfect example of how much hate and intolerance still exists today. This family gave a young man two options: attend a pray the gay away intervention, or face being disowned by the very people who are supposed to love him unconditionally. Disclaimer: This is a 19 year old friend of mine who is currently […]
Bob, 92, lost his wife, Cath, to Alzheimer’s after nursing her through the disease. Last year, Sport Relief helped to set up Silver Line, a 24-hour helpline that ensures there’s always a friendly voice at hand for Bob, and thousands of others like him.
Rethink Homelessness asked homeless friends to write down a fact about themselves that other people wouldn’t know just by walking past them. Their answers may surprise you. This should happen everywhere… people need to see homeless people for what they are; people. Credits: Rethink Homelessness whydontyoutrythis.com
We all want to be remembered when we die which is exactly why this message message is so powerful. We recently posted an article Biodegradable Urns That Will Turn You Into A Tree After You Die . Trees are the lungs of our planet. The more trees we plant, the cleaner our air for generations to […]
I’m 27 years old now and it’s August 24th 2014. At this point I don’t plan on being dead for quite some time. I write this only to be prepared for the possibility and to make the information available so that it will not be forgotten upon my death. I’d like to live into my 80’s […]