Ed’s first trip to the beach after prison.
As Christmas approached last year, my thoughts were very much with my friend Ed Chapman. Ed spent nearly fifteen years in prison, thirteen of those on death row, wrongfully convicted. He was exonerated five years ago. Exoneration doesn’t involve any restitution or declaration of innocence, . . . → Read More: The Fifth Annual Freedom Ball
For over fifteen years David has been offering Worldchanging 101 workshops and keynotes. In them, he challenges some common, but largely unexamined, ideas about how large-scale social change happens and how it does not.
We have put together a new flyer for colleges and churches about various ways to organize a weekend event or . . . → Read More: Worldchanging Weekends
January 1, 2013, Chapel Hill, NC
Last night Deanna and I celebrated New Year’s Eve at home, talking and laughing and trying to strengthen each other for what will be a challenging new year for us in some ways. We and Mason had not-so-gracefully showed up at a New Year’s party that afternoon—a full . . . → Read More: 2013 — Looky!
…really comes down to five or ten minutes of your time. And a stamp. And an envelope and a piece of paper. And a decision to spend those minutes in a way that could take a step toward righting a wrong.
Ed Chapman is a friend of mine. I’ve written about him before on . . . → Read More: What I Want For Christmas…
On Saturday, I took my son Mason to the zoo in Asheboro. It was a gorgeous day, but there were very few people there. When I stopped into the gift shop to rent a stroller (Mason hurt his foot this week and wasn’t quite up to all the walking), I asked . . . → Read More: A Zoo Story…
I’m long overdue in posting this, since Emma has been working with me for months now. I guess she’s just been doing such a good job with the bookings that I’ve been too busy to get around to it! I’ve been thrilled to have Emma handling my booking and tour management, though, whether I’ve . . . → Read More: Welcoming Emma
This holiday season I’ve decided to give a few things away.
There isn’t any particular reason for this, except that I’m grateful to you who have shown enough interest in me to stay tuned to what I’m thinking/speaking/singing about. I’m grateful, and I thought it would be nice to thank some of you.
So . . . → Read More: A few early presents…
The slideshow photo is of Brad, the floor manager at the warehouse, with four of the seven skids of books that arrived today—10,867 copies of White Flour, and about 2500 of S.S. Bathtub, my earlier children’s book, now back in print. As I was arriving home from Thailand, the books were pulling in on . . . → Read More: They’re here!!!
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My new illustrated book will be coming out in late May. It tells a funny, instructive and true story of a creative anti-racism protest by a group calling itself the Coup Clutz Clowns, in Knoxville, Tennessee. If all goes well, the book . . . → Read More: White Flour book on the way…
This is the year-end letter to PEG donors telling them where their money went. I thought I’d share it with the rest of you, too. At the end of the year, it’s powerful to look back and see what has happened. . . . → Read More: What you did in Guatemala in 2011