Good day, everyone. I am quite excited at the inception of my first virtual diary. This blog is intended to celebrate my recent and gradual submersion into a variety of active and thoughtful communities here in San Francisco (particularly those concerned with education, access to housing/food, environmental and civil rights). Although I have lived in this city for three years, it is in the last eight months, after having left and returned to these windy dunes from MN, that I have found myself finally rooted to a locality and demographic where I feel both inspired and provoked. Without knowing that I was searching, I have found the soil for my seeds.
I intend for this blog to act as a personal diary to chronicle mine and others’ involvement in community activism, a media outlet for events and organization that I support, and a laboratory for my harebrained ideas.
The name for this blog derives not from my voracious appetite for food (my friends may beg to differ) nor any personal interest in charity (on this point, they may agree). But as any good logophile would, I entreat my readers to appreciate this blog’s “omnivorous philanthropist” in the strict sense of the original Latin and Greek. Simply put, this is a blog about an all-devouring and humanity-loving boy (and his exploits). Prometheus gave me fire to build and Pandora gave me hope to persevere. I am guided by a profound belief that all life (including humanity) is a beautiful miracle and must be protected, even if at times aggressively.