What You Can Learn About Someone by Going Through Their Trash

"Our trash is our testament; what we throw away says much about our values, habits, and lives."  This is a quote from SAGE's Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste.  On the website of Drew University's Department of Sociology is this tidbit - "Garbage is the other side of culture. Our garbage and our waste can be … Continue reading What You Can Learn About Someone by Going Through Their Trash

Every Roadblock Has a Bypass

Sitting with my family, eating Sunday dinner (in the South that means the noon meal; the evening meal is supper), there is a knock at the door.  Being an eager eleven year old, I jump up from the table and run to see who has come by at this time of day on a Sunday. … Continue reading Every Roadblock Has a Bypass