The promised links:
A Challenge for My Generation (mentioned earlier...)
My First Shower Nearly Killed Me (also mentioned earlier)
Doing Less By Doing More
The Room (by Joshua Harris, the twin's older brother... this article/story is one of my all-time favorites).
Why Teens Do Stupid Things
Bored? Read This!
Stop Wasting Time
Those are just the ones I can pull up easily. From time to time I'll probably link to something on someone else's blog, trusting that you *cough*bananabint*cough* will go there...