Our Blog | January 2015

Eight Steps to Finding the Joy of Missing Out

by: Sara on 01/22/2015

Today I arrived at work to find Christina Crook's new book, The Joy of Missing Out, Finding Balance in a Wired World on my desk hot off the press. It could not have come at a better time for myself and my son. We are constantly butting heads about how much time he can spend on various electronics and how being so connected is disconnecting us. If …

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Why a People's Climate Works, But Only So Far

by: EJ on 01/21/2015

Heather Menzies, author of  Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, is writing a People's Climate blog series leading up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris in December 2015. You can read the entire series by following her blog.  This is the first entry.


If you’d marched to the UN shouting “the people’s climate” 20 …

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S.A.D. - New Society Publishers' Style

by: EJ on 01/20/2015

Photo Credit: Alice Popkorn

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Las Encantadas, The Galapagos Islands

by: EJ on 01/16/2015

This past November, I traveled the Galapagos Islands with my son, mother, sister and brother-in-law on the Lindblad National Geographic Endeavor with guest naturalists Robert and Birgit Bateman.   It promised to be the trip of a lifetime and so it was.  Here is a photo essay conveying some of the highlights. (photo credits: Lindsay Richards)

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Partners for Youth Empowerment 2014 Highlights

by: EJ on 01/12/2015

Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy, authors of Catch the Fire: An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth Adults and Communities, have, with the help of a community of supporters and partner organizations, positively impacted the lives of over 200,000 teenagers around the world. Please see the showcase below of ten highlights of the …

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