[Writer’s Quote Wednesday] Invitation

If you are a dreamer, come in
If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,
A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer…
If you’re a pretender, come sit by the fire
For we have some flax-golden tales to spin.
Come in!
Come in!

— Shel Silverstein — Continue reading “[Writer’s Quote Wednesday] Invitation”

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A Christmas Ad About Orangutans, Palm Oil, & Compassion

Today, I want to share with you all a Christmas TV advertisement that’s been making its rounds in the cyber-sphere. 

First, a little background: Iceland, a British supermarket, collaborated with Greenpeace to release a short animation telling the story of companies collecting palm oil at the expense of the environment, resulting in deforestation, orangutan deaths, and the loss of homes for Indigenous Peoples. 

Continue reading “A Christmas Ad About Orangutans, Palm Oil, & Compassion”