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Will Hemp Save Civilization?

Judging from its proponents, it sure looks like it. Here’s Abby Martin on the subject, way back in 2013, after both Washington and Colorado were the first two states to decriminalize recreational marijuana  in 2012. And yes, hemp and marijuana … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader, New E-Book: DOING THE DISHES

For a sample chapter, see this post, which I put up last month: A.K. Reader: DOING THE DISHES: Refracting Personal History through the Lens of Daily Ritual Just yesterday I finally managed to copyedit the manuscript, 65 pages long, and … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: From Venusian Grief to Neptunian Joy: An Experiment in Conscious Grieving (2005)

I had not remembered this essay, and was both glad and surprised to find it. Glad, because rereading it once again dipped me into the rich well of memory, this time to swirl in the seemingly endless eddies of female … Continue reading

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The Syria Conundrum: Pipeline Fight? Trump 4D Chess?

If there is any place on this good planet Earth that can be called a fulminating boil, it is the land of what we humans call The Mideast, that complicated, ancient crossroads of so-called civil-ization, where warring tribes, and their … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: Saturn and the Aging Process (1986)

In this old essay, in which I discuss the three archetypal Saturn cycles of 30 years each, I am amused to realize that I wrote it in 1986, when I was only 43! What did I know about the entire … Continue reading

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HUH? April 16, mid-morning, what happened to spring?

Sure hope my newly planted annuals survive this whipsaw weather.

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Green Acres Village Farm, mid-April: Spring has finally sprung!

Monday through Saturday, mid-April: Spring has Sprung, finally! Planting brassicas.

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A.K. Reader: “The Universe Is Pregnant with Seeds” (2000)

This essay was written as an Introduction to the “Resurrection”  theme of the Spring 2000 issue of Crone Chronicles. The human race had just surrendered to the new millennium. An astonishing moment. And that I would rediscover this old essay … Continue reading

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