I read a lot of great stuff on the web each day. A LOT. But, occassionaly I come across posts that are just too important or informative not to share. That's how I feel about these four posts. They are well worth the read. Go fill up your coffee mug, toss the kids outside to play, and get to reading. Got a favorite you'd like to share? Let me know in the comments.
Hunger in America's classrooms: This insightful post tells the story of hungry children in America...through the eyes of their teachers.
I saw the smoke rise: A poignant memoir form a mother looking back on 9/11.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - The Environmental Horror in the Pacific: I've read lots of posts about the great pacific garbage patch, but this was the most comprehensive to date. Gets me in a good mindset to conserve and keep my plastic to a minimum!
Recession's Silver Lining: Consumer Debt is on the Decline: A post by Frugal Dad that looks at how the recession has been better for the planet, our wallets, and even the economy.