Gillie Brown
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  • I remedy this by walking over to my refrigerator, overflowing my glass with ice-cold water as I am distracted, making a puddlely mess on the floor for my toddling son to slip on. Or if I am not home, I can stick a crisp George Washington in a machine, which then pops out a fresh bottle of water. I pull of the top, twist, snap, and drink deeply from the bliss of agua deliciosa. It's somewhat sad then, that a good part of the world experiences thirst and water shortages pretty regularly.

    15 October, 2010
  • These charities have very effective, considerate, and sustainable practices. Which means giving to them does not just throw money down a bottomless well by building these wells. These wells actually transform communities and save lives. They are magic wells.

    14 October, 2010
  • I am part of an organization, L2F Needs Network. Actually, a best friend (the director of L2F) and I spend the majority of our non-essential-household-taking-care-of-time (there has got to be a better way to say that) running L2F. . . It's like we are Robin Hood, but we don't have to steal from the rich. Which is good, because I would probably have some moral qualms about that.

    17 September, 2010