Agora Vintage pop-up sale to fight domestic violence

A family-owned shop will help victims of domestic violence through raising funds from a vintage pop-up sale on Saturday. Agora Vintage, along with more than 10 other thrift collectors, will sell gently used designer and vintage goods to raise money for Project Safe, a local nonprofit working to help survivors of domestic abuse. Visitors can … Continue reading Agora Vintage pop-up sale to fight domestic violence

Beyond the Bin: Tour the Athens-Clarke County Recycling Facility

Crushed blocks of aluminum, a vat of cardboard and a tower of crumpled office paper are common sights at the Athens-Clarke County Recycling Facility. Students from a University of Georgia sustainability club, Bag the Bag, donned bright yellow construction hats to tour the site on Wednesday, March 1. Mason Towe, a recycling intern who led … Continue reading Beyond the Bin: Tour the Athens-Clarke County Recycling Facility

On buying yourself flowers

Sometimes buying a sunflower for yourself is just as important to add to your weekly budget as buying groceries. All too often we wait for other people to appreciate us. We notice our mistakes more than we recognize our accomplishments. We are overwhelmingly self-critical and this is unfortunate because we need to learn to love ourselves before we can truly accept love … Continue reading On buying yourself flowers