Monthly Archives: November 2015

In Eugene Oregon, four young people demonstrate a post-industrial model of food production and distrubution

Unlike other beginning farmers who rent or borrow money to buy land, Shelley Bowerman, BA ’09, and her partners rely on shares or work exchanges arranged with landholders. By sharing both labor and available land, there is less need for … Continue reading

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Steven Greer: “Nothing of importance happens on the ground. It’s all either in space or underground.”

Quite a claim, eh? Yesterday, still somewhat in recovery, I spent much of the day lying in bed listening/watching Steven Greer’s new and massive four-hour presentation of his 25-year investigation tracking down the nitty gritty of the “Unacknowledged Special Access … Continue reading

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Christmas, during Thanksgiving, on Granny Annie’s front porch

I know, I know. What a weird title, and weird picture to go with it!. Well, it’s a weird gloomy day, and follows two other weird days, Thanksgiving and yesterday, since I have been sick in bed most of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Blues . . .

In case you’re wonderin’ . . . I haven’t been on this blog because I have been flat in bed, since the night prior to Thanksgiving. Can you believe it? My unconscious (my body) chooses this time to “go down.” … Continue reading

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Today’s Full Moon in Gemini illumines the Saturn/Neptune square, exact tomorrow!

If you are inside a bubble and its membrane is dissolving, don’t be surprised. Likewise, if your clear, steady, long-standing beliefs about what is real are turning inside out. And if, like me, you have undergone a shock so profound … Continue reading

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Oliver Sacks, On Gratitude: For a Life Fully Lived, then Gathered in Contemplation

How seldom do we discover people who move through the aging process by allowing their entire lives to simmer into awareness — to the point where the entire panorama distills into a rich, delicious elixir? On Gratitude, the Measure of … Continue reading

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Peace Pilgrim: Antidote to Putin’s despair

Last night, amidst rumors of World War III, ramped up by Turkey downing a Russian fighter, see Lada Ray — Explosive Consequences of Turkey Downing Russian Su-24 Jet in Syria – Complete Analysis and Predictions — and carrying fresh memory … Continue reading

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John Oliver, on Refugees and Thanksgiving: “Let’s be honest here.”

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The first “Thanksgiving”: Our origin myth bites the dust

About the director, Ric Burns: One of America’s preeminent documentary filmmakers, Ric Burns is perhaps best known for his eight-part series, New York: A Documentary Film, which premiered on PBS in 1999. He was a producer and co-writer with his … Continue reading

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Joel Salatin: “Strategic disturbance is the key to environmental innovation.”

Huh? What the heck does that mean, aside from the usual bullshit called “sustainable development?” Well, watch the trailer, and better yet the film, Polyfaces. At this farm, symbiosis connects it all together, everything works with everything else, mimicking nature! … Continue reading

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