#49 TNT #InBananasWeTrust: The Scandalous Truth About Banana Consumption in the United States

#49 TNT #InBananasWeTrust: The Scandalous Truth About Banana Consumption in the United States

Bananas are exceptionally trustworthy fruits. As opposed to say, the avocados, who would readily lie through bumpy skin and cheek if such a deceitful breach in morality should benefit their ecological proceedings. I discovered this while on a GapQuest, seeing as bananas also happen to be one of the world’s cheapest per unit commodities. In truth, I probably consume over 400 bananas a year. I...
#47 TNT Mini Mysteries from the Pittsburgh Writer’s Studio

#47 TNT Mini Mysteries from the Pittsburgh Writer’s Studio

These short writing pieces were written within 25 minutes each. The first time I ever walked into the Squirrel Hill Library (where I would spend 100's of hours writing and reading for the following six months), a dry-erase board displaying several announcements caught my attention. An illustrated summertime poem graced its surface. It was about seeds and sunshine. And then to the right was a separ...
#46 TNT The Las Marias Project: How a regenerative horticulture project is thriving in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

#46 TNT The Las Marias Project: How a regenerative horticulture project is thriving in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

While some in the U.S. of America believe Puerto Rico is in a state of total disarray, most people on the island would not agree. They have bounced back after Hurricane Maria, and are working towards a regenerative future by developing permaculture projects. In episode #46 of TNT, hear about one such project -- the Las Marias Project--and enjoy a short story and enjoy a short story I wrote whil...
#41 TNT What is a GapQuest? and How to Take One…

#41 TNT What is a GapQuest? and How to Take One…

A GapQuest is a period of time when your priorities are intentionally focused on an interesting mission. No matter what age you are, or what stage of life you are in, there are volunteering hosts looking for help all over the world. In this episode, A.C.E. talks about the best resources for volunteering and gives some real examples of how a GapQuest can compete with a "college experience". ...
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