Monthly Archives: October 2015

LOCAL: Halloween Party Prep!

Omigoddess! How many are coming? We ask each other as the time draws near. Andy, at Bloomingfoods, stopped me to say he’s coming. Mariella will bring her kids. Rhonda, Corbin and their kids, several other kids. The kids are enticing … Continue reading

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Russia Insider, tongue in cheek: “Hitler on Putin in Syria”

Actually not “tongue in cheek.” Instead, serious, excruciating, and from what little I think I might understand, concise and true. Via Corbin.

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GOOD NEWS: Shell capitulates AGAIN. This time in Alberta Canada.

Remember how Shell decided not to drill in the Arctic after all? That was only one month ago. Shell has frozen its Arctic oil drilling – but it’s still hungry for fossil fuels Now a second victory: Shell halts Carmon … Continue reading

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Redistribution Department: Will one CEO’s decision to dramatically change pay scales generate a snowball effect?

Let’s hope so, and soon. Because it turns out that, at this point, More Than Half of U.S. Wage Earners Make Under $30,000 a Year, According to a Shocking New Report This post includes the personal story of what woke … Continue reading

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Just Wondering Department: About that “Runaway Blimp”

I presume you heard about the U.S. military blimp that got loose and started floating free somewhere over Pennsylvania today? Here’s the blimp. P.S.: It cost 1.2 billion dollars. Oops! Not even the F-16s shadowing it could prevent what happened. … Continue reading

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Autumn Rituals: leaves, pumpkins, candy apples, scary (true) stories

This morning, on walk with puppy Shadow, I was remembering an encounter with an old man who lived on the corner of a nearby street. He had taken all the trees out of his front yard, he said, with a … Continue reading

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New Era Kreilkamp Family Reunion Plans

So. My seven siblings and I are engaged in our first-ever, post-expected-death — of three people, first Dad, 96 (two years ago), then Mom, 96 (one year ago), and finally dear Mary, 63 (one month ago tomorrow) — reunion plans. … Continue reading

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Parliament of the World’s Religions 2015

As I watch these videos I am struck by the diversity and variety and sheer glory of the human imagination as it attempts through form after form after form to divine the larger mystery.

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