Monthly Archives: April 2015

Refractions of Baltimore

Is Baltimore Ferguson? Are both staged distractions following staged murders of lone unarmed young black men? Both meant to usher in national rioting and martial law, perhaps in concert with “Jade Helm”? Oh, and don’t forget to mention the curfew … Continue reading

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Check out these Russian Starlings

On a day when the Russian resupply rocket to the ISS is not only not docking as scheduled, but off trajectory and spinning out of control — Russian spaceship docking with ISS postponed indefinitely — these young, spirited, trained Russian … Continue reading

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Alternative visions, alternative futures: Transnational Corporate Trade Treaties or Mother Earth and her Earthlings

And see this: So. Are we to continue to”believe in” the crushing, crystalized, concretization of the grinding, mechanical, increasingly electronic, robotic, artificial matrix that most people still think is “real” — and therefore it still is? Or are we to … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between “organic” and “permaculture”?

Lots of people ask this question. Here’s one post that addresses it. I’d say that the main difference is that permaculturists aim to learn from and mimic Nature, a living conscious being within whom all parts are dynamically intertwined and … Continue reading

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PHOTO ESSAY: Trip to Indianapolis with Katarina for Earth Day Celebration

Though Earth Day was April 22, Indianapolis celebrated Earth Day this past Saturday, with an event at White River State Park, held in the driving rain, under many large tents with tables for innumerable environmental non-profits and eco-friendly businesses, many … Continue reading

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Death Cafe Bloomington meets again!

Yesterday afternoon I attended the second meeting of Death Cafe Bloomington, this time at Rachel’s Cafe. (The first one, two months ago, was held in a a meeting room in the Monroe County Public Library.) We sat at the table … Continue reading

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Ursula K. LeGuin: On Aging, and Beauty, and the Body

Worth contemplating. Ursula K. Le Guin on Aging and What Beauty Really Means by Maria Popova October 21, 2014 brainpickings.org “There are a whole lot of ways to be perfect, and not one of them is attained through punishment.” “A … Continue reading

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PHOTO ESSAY: Green Acres Ecovillage pod life: April 23-25, 2015

The weekend started with a paint job. On Friday afternoon Katarina put finishing touches on her recycle boxes that she then distributed to likely party houses in the neighborhood for this year’s traditional Little 500 bicycle race weekend that started … Continue reading

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