A Grain of Truth

October 18, 2019

Feel Good Friday

My dad recently told me the process of life is like sifting and winnowing— the method of separating the wheat grain from the chaff…

and you’re left with the invaluable kernels of life in your basket…

I can only believe this metaphor holds true."--Traveler Taylor Smythe

Taylor is going on 3 years of learning from the Nepalese people...

and she wanted to share this grain of truth with you too…

Here’s to the kernels of life and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!

-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders

Photos:  Scenes of Nepal by Traveler Taylor Smythe, founder of Clean City.




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