Stories about ○ Money ○ Budgeting + Spending ○ Saving ○ Frugality ○ Work And anything else that teaches us life is better with less stuff
And The Sinking of the Middle Class Last week, I began this long essay by using a 2nd grade level math problem as a metaphor to describe the manner in which our democracy has been taken over by the people who own society, or as Adam Smith described them in
And The Erosion of Democracy In last week’s post about Food I mentioned three doctrines—shape ideology, redesign the economy, and marginalize the public—which I had handpicked from the 2016 film on U.S. democracy called, Requiem for the American Dream. In it, Noam Chomsky, one of the
We began the blog, Without Envy, years ago to share our journey of raising a child with Type One Diabetes to live life to the fullest. We had no idea just how far the idea would take us.
But what's the point? What is Time? I thought, as this is a story about time, we should start with what is Time exactly. I know, sounds ridiculous. But my email and web browsers (plural? wtf!) are chock full of essays and saved tabs questioning how we spend time on
Many things shape our coming to Sicily, but one near and dear to our hearts is the incredible opportunities to get outside and take an aimless walk.
Presenting a series on a few things we found in our move from America to Sicily that made us see red, and occasionally white and blue.
America is well-known as the land of innovation, but we’ve found here in Sicily a few things that seem to be of much more superior design.
It's been said that writers and artists cannot fail, that just becoming one is a success. Tell that to a starving artist denied a bank loan.
Etruscans, B Corp and climate change. What does any of this have to do with ending a long debate and lending a hand to the next generations?
The cost of doing good and the myth that everyone pays their fair share and the richest pay the most.
The final chapter in our series of starting a business in Sicily shares how we are trying to stay in the zone despite a serious setback.
Exigent-ly Being Let Down This is Part Two of a series on moving and starting a business in Sicily. To read Part One, click here. Beacon, perhaps, gives the wrong impression. Especially now, considering the outcome and the image our first entrepreneurial experience in Sicily has brought to mind, which