~ The poetry of the earth is never dead. ( John Keats)


Several Restaurants Offering Halloween Freebies

CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Trick-or-treating candy might be free, but as an adult, it can be hard to score such a sweet deal on Halloween.

Enter Halloween freebies and discounts, which several spots in the Philadelphia area are offering.

Saxby’s Coffee is giving away free 12-oz Pumpkin Spice Lattes at all 30 of its locations.

Chipotle, for one, is offering costumed customers a burrito, taco, bowl or salad for $3 as part of its “Boo-rito” special. Proceeds go to the company’s Cultivate Foundation.

Similarly, Krispy Kreme is offering anyone in costume a free donut of their choice on Halloween.

At Arby’s, a specific phrase is key. Enter any location and say “trick or meat” at the counter, and you’ll be treated to free bacon on whatever you order, free of charge.

And while IHOP’s offer is one for the kids, it’s worth mentioning: Little ones 12 and under get…

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Show you have a social conscience

Keep on spreadin’

How to Impress a Barista

For a few months there was a homeless man spending his days in the centre where I work. His name was Jamie, and all the locals recognised him. Sometimes customers would pay for a coffee or food for him. When this happened, my respect for that generous person went up 200%.


Cafe generousity is becoming a big thing. One example is the idea of “pending coffee”, which began in the small town of Naples over ten years ago and has since spread worldwide. The concept is simple- when purchasing a coffee for yourself, you can also pay for a coffee (or a number of coffees) in advance to be given to those who cannot afford it themselves. Those in need an come in throughout the day and ask if any coffees are pending, and if so, they receive a coffee.

This is generousity at its finest. The giver has no idea…

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Daniel Suelo Explains the Economy of Nature and More

The man who quit money from Sacred Resonance on Vimeo.

Meet Daniel Suelo. He’s been living without money for 12 years. When our paths crossed synchronistically in Moab, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to learn from this wise man. I interviewed him and found his philosophy and way of living inspiring and visionary.

For more about Daniel and his experiment of living without money, check out

Contemplation Center: New Website for Philosophical Discussion


I recently launched a new website for a vision I’ve held for a few years, to create a place for people to connect on a deeper level with one another through discussing the thoughts, ideas and beliefs which shape the way we view and experience life.

Check out the website I’ve built at www.contemplationcenter.com and feel free to login and add your thoughts to the discussion.

If you write about philosophy, religion, spirituality, psychology and other related topics, feel free to share an excerpt and link to your blog so that people can learn more about you on your blog through Contemplation Center.