Treasure or Trash

I have a friend who enjoys exploring the beach with his metal detector, listening for buried treasure. Most of the time, he scores random scraps of metal, but he still maintains the hope that one day, he will be rewarded with a valuable find. Picking up trash has the same element of surprise and discovery,Continue reading “Treasure or Trash”

Don’t pick up more than you can carry

My friend Patty and I were hiking in Utah’s beautiful Wasatch mountains when we stumbled upon a large pile of trash–papers, cans, wadded up clothing lying in the brush. We filled two large bags and started to carry them down the steep slope, stopping every so often to set them down and rest. When weContinue reading “Don’t pick up more than you can carry”