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Can’t You Hear Can’t You Hear the Thunder

At the Rotary International Convention in Sydney, I was lucky to attend a lively discussion about shit. Because Jack Sim says, "When we're children, our parents tell us not to talk about shit."
Jack Sim is known around the world as Mr. Toilet, founder of the World Toilet Organization. His mission is simple: give every person on earth a pot to shit in.

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Pathways to Rotary Literacy

Literacy is one of the cornerstones of Rotary. Reading bends minds in new directions. It revolutionizes world view. Words inspire creativity. Challenge. Change.

At the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney, Rotarians are building a book labyrinth to support Pathways Through Literacy. Every book contributed to the labyrinth will go to Australian children to support reading.

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Traveling In A Fried Out Kombi

Why can't weight loss work like crossing the international date line? If I fly west, eventually I'll lose a day. Poof. Gone. Instant and complete.

And I guarantee you I'll weigh MORE when we land.

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Because I Come From The Land of Plenty

Plenty. Of stuff. And I have to cram two weeks of stuff into one carry-on bag. Summer stuff. Winter stuff. Hiking stuff. Formal stuff. Lots and lots and lots of stuff. One tiny suitcase.

MTM's rules.

Here are my keys to carrying on for a long trip.

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On A Hippie Trail Head Full of Zombie

A lot goes in to planning a three-week trip. Especially when that trip requires Rotary pins and badges and multi-cultural attire. At my last Rotary convention, I made the unfortunate mistake of wearing a halter sundress to the opening ceremonies.

People of many nations were offended.

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