News in Asia

Here in the U.S., we are coming to the end of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and a week that has brought us the non-indictment of Darren Wilson, the ensuing protests that clashed with the capitalist idea of the start of the Christmas shopping season. That news and commentary have been covered here and here by the […]

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide – You Little Do-Gooder, You

I love giving gifts. All of it—the shopping, the hunt for the perfect item, the joy on someone’s face when you totally nail it, everything. Something I love even more? When a wonderful gift also gives back to the world.


How To (Thoughtfully) Give the Gift of Charity

There is likely at least one person in your life, whether it be parent or spouse or child, who is and always will be impossible to shop for. Every year it becomes more and more difficult to think of a creative, meaningful gift that won’t just wind up in languishing in these people’s gift-vortex basements. […]