Don’t worry, BP, I just sent my hair to fight the Oil Spill.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 31, 2010
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It’s awful humbling, even embarrassing, when for all our hyped-up 21st century technology (twitter! Wired! Foursquare! iPad!) we find ourselves fighting what is now officially being called “the greatest environmental disaster in US history” (with months of leakage go, perhaps) with…hair and golf balls.

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Still, it’s a little bit inspiring that communities across the US have been sending millions of pounds of oil-absorbing hair, including now some of my own, to shield our fragile coasts from the endless wreckage we’ve wrought.


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.


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