How To Be A Successful NGU (Non Grown Up) The Finale: Be Helpful, Encouraging and Grateful
Apr03

How To Be A Successful NGU (Non Grown Up) The Finale: Be Helpful, Encouraging and Grateful

Saying please and thank you, I have found, is sincerely lacking in pretend grown ups. And yet these same people would never let their kids get away with it. I have spent my life wondering when I will become a grown up, and I am so glad that I never did! I never unlearned all the things I was taught as a child. To ‘Give a hoot and don’t pollute’, to share, help those in need, and to say thank you! These are hardwired into every kid,...

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How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part IX : Just Do it Yourself
Mar27

How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part IX : Just Do it Yourself

In this magical land where commercials pop up every time you look at a TV, phone or computer for more than 3 minutes, it’s easy to start to think: “There has to be a better way!” and that better way comes sealed in plastic for $9.99 and up.  So why bother doing anything any other way? Because sometimes it’s actually better to do some things yourself.  That’s why sports-athletes play sports themselves instead of paying someone to take...

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How to be a Successful Non Grown Up (NGU) Part VIII:Be What Ever You Want
Mar20

How to be a Successful Non Grown Up (NGU) Part VIII:Be What Ever You Want

Sometimes when people say just be yourself, I’m like ‘What? How can I not be myself?’ I’m always myself, just in different situations.  Like ‘Business me’, ‘Party me’, ‘Responsible me’ ‘Anarchist me’. It’s just so much better to be what ever you want! Like instead of being ‘myself’ in a situation that would cause anxiety, why couldn’t I be Wonder Woman? If I have to make a phone call why can’t I be British? If I need to go to the...

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How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part VII:Love Color
Mar13

How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part VII:Love Color

What colors are you wearing? Beige is not a color! (It is a tint to be specific.) We want you to LOVE color in it’s purest form. Love all the colors of nature. Stop buying only black or white cars and every shade of beige houses. I’m getting lost in your neighborhoods. Is it the Ecru duplex or the Khaki bungalow? Stop wearing bland clothes and fading into the bland walls of bland places Mr. Blanderson. Express yourself and enjoy the...

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How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part V1: Love & Protect The Earth
Mar06

How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part V1: Love & Protect The Earth

We are all traveling on this Earthship and that means it is up to each of us to be it’s caretakers and custodial staff, yes we must clean the metaphoric ‘toilets’ of the earth.  This will undoubtedly go along with loving and protecting the beings of this planet including humans & animals (part V).  We are all earthlings there is no separation, or differences between us that’s been imagined that negates the fact we are all in this...

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How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part V: Love and Protect Animals
Feb27

How to be a Successful NGU (Non-Grown Up) Part V: Love and Protect Animals

Just like modern Stone Age families, every day we have to decide to kill the animals before they kill us. Or let them in our home and name them Dino. Meat and survival is one thing, but getting hurt for fun and money is not what animal brains crave. Here’s a list of animals that are okay to abuse: Unicorns Flying, fire breathing Dragons Jackalopes Smurfs Gremlins Gremlins 2 the new Batch Hey! We’re not talking about...

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