Monthly Archives: July 2015

U.S. history from World War II to NOW: Oliver Stone. And the future: Bernie Sanders?

I’ve been spending my evenings watching Oliver Stone’s massive documentary series: Untold History of the United States Stone describes this endeavor as presenting “a side of history we didn’t learn in school. Upsetting to some, but profound for those who … Continue reading

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U.S. Climate Refugees Department: DROUGHT. FIRE. What next?

California Drought Could Wipe Cities Off Map If Their Water Runs Out And in the Northwest, NOW: Fire at World’s End  

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Margaret Atwood’s “dystopian,” “futuristic” fantasies: coming true?

A long essay about our current planetary predicament from one of our premier “sci-fi” authors. I excerpt from its conclusion, which concerns “cli-fi” and, amazingly enough, ends on a (possibly) encouraging note. It’s Not Climate change — It’s Everything Change … Continue reading

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What is real? Kerry Cassidy on Blue Avians reminds me of Colin Andrews on crop circles

I appreciate long-term researcher Kerry Cassidy’s nuanced approach to the whole issue of info and disinfo, noting how there is often no clear line of demarcation between the two. I first noticed this way back in 1972, when, in answer … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming U.S. Permaculture Conferences — not just for country folk!

Note: If you are new to permaculture, see this and this to get started. These two conferences will focus on neighborhoods (including suburbs) and cities — WHERE MOST OF US LIVE. Whoo-oo! Anybody who has not yet imbibed the atmosphere … Continue reading

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LOCAL GANG NEWS: Proud new chicken (surrogate) Mama and Midwife

Immediate update (two Leah corrections): 1. Actually, there were eight eggs altogether. One exploded (because of gases inside from dead rotting matter), and two never hatched (weren’t fertilized? Who knows!). 2. Leah and her cousin designed and built the coop. … Continue reading

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July through September Astrology: (Finally!), egocentric Leo crashes into service-oriented Virgo

While I’ve been somewhat obsessively focused on the Saturn at 28-29° Scorpio phenomenon (three months: mid-June through mid-September: search “Saturn in Scorpio,” on this site), were I to place this single position in even a limited context, I would mention … Continue reading

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Rejoice! Permaculture is global mycellium, nourishing soil and soul

Yesterday, I featured a short, potent video on the bottom-up value of permaculture, by one of its founders, David Holmgren. Down Home Wisdom This morning, I present a global overview, just how wide and deep the philosophy and practice of … Continue reading

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Does Industrial Ag Cause Droughts?

Wow! California Drought: A Surprising Cause?

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A.I. Warfare: Already here via “Blue Avians”? If not, stop it before it starts.

Immediate update: Oops! Just came across this: Robot grabs factory worker and crushes him to death Read these two posts together, and the frisson between them feels inevitable. Keep your own mind! (Or uncover it, if you are still programmed!) … Continue reading

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