Posts Tagged ‘activism’

How a hellish climate change meetup taught me to find my own way

I met J. R. less than a year ago through The Great Michael Vine. J. R. shares my burden of saving the world. He is a lab rat and freelance journalist and writes for Scientific American and LiveScience. His book about the universe was published in 2009. Follow him on Twitter.com/JRMinkel. Hello, Zepfanman.com readers!! Are you […]



Flood support in TN & KY

It’s taken me several days to come to grips with the flooding in Nashville. At first, it literally hurt too much to read about the destruction in this city so close to my heart, but now I realize that this blog can be another channel to list sources of aide for the disaster. Nashvillest is […]



HRC’s Buying for Equality guide

Since there wasn’t an overwhelming majority response for the Tuesday topic, I decided to just go with something I feel needs to be better publicized: Buying For Equality 2010. Since 2002, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has issued an annual report card on corporate America’s treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and […]



2009 Challenge: Climate crisis epiphany

As I watched “the most important meeting in human history” last week, I decided that the COP15* would be a good topic for The Best of 2009 Blog Challenge. More specifically, seeing this chart (below) about global warming triggered an “aha! moment” for me. Over the past couple of years, the majority of scientists have […]



An unforgettable event

Event postponed until further notice, but you can still donate on the ABHF website. Planit Nashville actually has an even bigger bash planned for the future instead! The more I think about it, the closer I get to attending the  “$30 for 30” charitable event and birthday party on October 24th (I’m supposed to be […]



America’s Best Idea

I just wrapped up what I’d like to call my birthday week in which I spent most evenings watching the premiere of The National Parks documentary on PBS. Last Sunday, I recommended that people donate to the Park Service in place of gifts to me. After watching the final episode (the 6th, each 2hrs long), […]