#MadeItBetter: Because Plastic Doesn’t Belong Anywhere But a Bin

It’s not made-up media garbage. There’s a real problem taking over our streets and waterways, our forests and oceans. Plastic. I found heaven years ago in the West Coast shores of Ireland. This last visit, however, I was genuinely bothered … Continue reading #MadeItBetter: Because Plastic Doesn’t Belong Anywhere But a Bin

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‘Good Guy’ Muslims: Why America Should Embrace Its Islamic People

“Living is easy with eyes closed — Misunderstanding all you see.” — John Lennon It was voting day. Despite having a flight to catch, I went to the polls and waited 45 minutes to vote for a candidate who only … Continue reading ‘Good Guy’ Muslims: Why America Should Embrace Its Islamic People

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This is the Black Widow My Sister Nearly Fed Her Two Year Old

Giving grapes to your two year old shouldn’t be a potentially deadly undertaking. But this week, when my sister went to prepare her daughter’s snack, she was greeted with a startling surprise. “I opened the top of the bag and … Continue reading This is the Black Widow My Sister Nearly Fed Her Two Year Old