Tag: what the world needs

The World Needs More Pot and Mushrooms

Ozark National Forest, Arkansas Country Courtney and I stood in the parking lot of a Love’s gas station, drinking shitty coffee, when a man with a big black truck pulled up next to us. He pointed to the canoe on top of Courtney’s car.… Continue Reading “The World Needs More Pot and Mushrooms”

My First Week Working in Wilderness Therapy

In one week of wilderness therapy, I saw over twenty shooting stars from my sleeping bag.  Like clockwork, I was awoken by worried whispers at 3am, by a student who needed to go to the bathroom.  Each day I watched the snow melt off… Continue Reading “My First Week Working in Wilderness Therapy”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Collaboration

Asheville, North Carolina Oh baby covid! You are shaking and rattling life as we know it. These days, it is best to pee in a bottle in your car. You can’t trust gas station restrooms- they are disease ridden! For some van life/car life… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Collaboration”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Patience

Guest writer: Carleigh Richmond, Virginia I take care of sick people for a living. I have held hands of those that were dying. I have celebrated with those receiving another chance at life. I have seen people on their worst days and their best.… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Patience”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Community Action

Guest writer: Delaney Charlotte, North Carolina I am currently quarantined in a 5 bedroom stone cottage. The streets outside still bustle with activity as Charlotte is filled with gym going junkies with gym withdrawal. Everyone is biking, running, and walking along with all variety… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Community Action”

Covid Series: The World Needs More People Baking Their Own Bread

Guest writer: Dylan Salt Lake City, Utah I am quarantined within my home in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I live with a single mom (landlady) and her 13 yr. old daughter, as well as 2 other dudes who happened to pass a background check. … Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More People Baking Their Own Bread”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Hopeful Poetry

Guest writer: Ben Bristol, England The Age of Anxiety We’re all vying for our own individual fight against dying,  While all lying awake trapped in our fear and the trying. Our attempts to ignore the statistics of fear,  As the chauvinistic-ultra-nationalism rears  It’s ugly… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Hopeful Poetry”

What Does The World Need More Of? A Covid Series

For the moment we are stopped. Still. Waiting. Uncertain. Unified. For the moment, we are able to see through the veil of separateness. We are allowing ourselves to question the ocean of humanity and wonder: what do we need in these times? What the… Continue Reading “What Does The World Need More Of? A Covid Series”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Humanity

Guest writer: Ellie Radford, Virginia I am quarantined in my little two bedroom townhouse in the little town of Radford, VA. At first it was just me and my cat Ringo here, but as this situation has gotten more serious, my boyfriend who lives… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Humanity”

Covid Series: The world Needs More Affection

Guest writer: Eli Crested Butte, Colorado The corona-virus came to Crested Butte, CO quite quickly, as it did for many communities around the country and the world. One day I was working as a cat-ski guide in a beautiful backcountry location, and the next… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The world Needs More Affection”