B-Conscious
D.C. Green Fest 2012
After a 5 mile Bike ride from Bethesda, MD to Washington D.C. via the Capital Crescent Trail, and with a rosy glow on my face, I finally arrived at the Green Festival 2012. Washington D.C.’s Green Fest encouraged commuters to bike to the festival in exchange for free admission for one day. But it’s not like they just had a bike rack, they had a full on Bike Valet where we left our bikes, picked up our free pass and some peace of mind, and entered the wonderful world of Green. That Sunday, Ralph Nader and an accolade of sustainable...
Election 2012 and Beyond: Voting to Spread the Sparkle
It’s that time of the year again!  That time when Americans are bombarded by generic promises cooed through shiny white politician teeth.  Also a time when America’s top dog and his biggest rival play highschool mean girls- talking mad shit behind each others backs (on national television).  Every time we turn on the TV, we can’t help but be reminded how much America sucks, and that it’s all home boy’s fault; or, conversely, how much America is going to suck if dude man takes the big seat.  It’s interesting to see how campaigning has evolved in our lifetimes from commercial...
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Delectable Guacamole Recipe
Serves 8-10 people or 6-8 people if you love Guacamole as much as we do! Ingredients: 8 guac ripe (semi squishy at palm squeeze) avocados ½ bundle of cilantro                             4 large garlic cloves 2 vine ripe tomatoes                             1 medium sized onion 2-3 Jalapenos                                           2 limes Salt            ...
mid20scrisis
Dealing with mid 20’s angst.
I didn’t realize at the time that my biggest problem wasn’t lack of ‘finding’ what I needed to do with my self, but the self-imposed limitations I was putting on my own mind! I recently had the luck of running into the wonderful Jessica Dugan at Sonic Bloom in Colorado. We got off to talking about a subject that seems all too familiar when I find myself talking to people my age: passing that big milestone in your life (particularly finishing college) and having no frikin idea what to do with yourself. Hitting an age where you realize that you...
kemy friends
The World Kindness Tour: On the Road with Kemy Joseph
I recently had a phone date with Kemy Joseph, one of the Sparkliest people I know. Conversations with Kemy are always refreshing because after a little small talk about the weather, we can cut straight to the chase of how the universe has been treating us, our latest epiphanies, and what is to come of the world. Today we talked about how beneficial it is to be content with our present situation, and, although challenging,  the importance that comes with avoiding a constant comparison of the events in your life to the happenings of your best friend’s or neighbor’s. I...
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