An “Eco” Barbeque for my visiting Mom.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 20, 2010
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A good time was had by all: only one friend got thoroughly sloshed, only one calendar got defaced, a saké run was made with a hybrid, nothing was broken, and no one helped clean up.

homemade fixie graham markel

three lindseys and one dylan
three lindseys and one dylan

kobun redford markell tyson

My mom just visited for a week thanks to a friend who bought her a ticket to Boulder after hearing that she hadn’t seen me for three years (and four months). On her second-to-last day, I invited friends over for a potluck and asked them to bring microbrews, organic wine, and organic/mostly veggie dishes.

While the photos are mostly silly and irrelevant to our readers, a lot of folks who have done a lot to support elephant came by, and it was a lovely day, and I thought no harm in sharing. While i didn’t get photos of many of those who dropped by, biking in and eating and drinking and biking off, I did get some. Here they are:

Afterward, we went to a vigil for the Tibet Earthquake.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “An “Eco” Barbeque for my visiting Mom.”

  1. […] came out for the event, and much of the Shambhala Buddhist community. Having just come from a big ol’BBQ meet and greet for my visiting-from-Halifax mom at my home, I was an hour late, but my mom herself left her own party an hour early, and so I sat down by her […]

  2. Greg says:

    Love your mom's posts. We need more…

  3. Thanks! She's great. I want her to write one on the Buddha Families, sort of Buddhist astrology. As soon as our Member model is operational, we'll be able to pay her and our other writers (thanks for joining, Greg!). She's purty broke, so has to write for dough, which is fair.

  4. Linda says:

    Hey, mom cleaned up the kitchen next morning!