Tag: First World Problems

  • First World Problems

    First World Problems

    My youngest nephew was a child when this phrase first became popular. He was quick to realize that much of what we complained about in our daily lives fit into this category. He also used to say, ‘I eat low on the food chain’, to explain why he wouldn’t consume most animal proteins. He was,…

  • Start by taking a few steps in their shoes, let alone walking a mile

    Start by taking a few steps in their shoes, let alone walking a mile

    “Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of the people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.”   — John F. Kennedy As we continue our travels, what comes to light, particularly in south-east Asia, is a deeper understanding of how each country is meeting its citizens basic…

  • Giving back to Cambodia

    Giving back to Cambodia

    First, in case you missed it last Friday, check out, What would an epic creative retreat look like to you? And, or take a few minutes to complete my survey of the same name. Your insights are greatly appreciated! Back to some thoughts about Cambodia…. My husband and I huddled around my computer, in our…