Monthly Archives: August 2016

Standing Rock Protests, in context: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on the “original sin of this country”

And check update, below:   Update, same day: Activist Bill Chisholm just sent me this: Protestors converge on pipeline firm after Corps of Engineers proves Native Americans were correct Standing tall at Standing Rock. At last, do the enduring values … Continue reading

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“End of the World” Department: Ann’s blooper, or “How I mistook ginger root for turmeric root.”

Which, in practice, came down to: how the power of the mind — both left brain, and right brain — can and does determine 3D reality. Yesterday, when housemate Dan came home from work, he told me that someone had said … Continue reading

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LOCAL: “Hey Ann! Go take a picture of what’s on the counter.”

Okay! This is a follow-up to last night’s post about the current weekly food preservation event. What four people “put up” in what, 90 minutes, two hours? — including placing dried herbs in jars and labeling them.  

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Thursday’s New Moon Eclipse follows Mercury turning retrograde today

So what does it all mean? I suggest that anyone who has natal planets at or around 9-10° of the mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces), be aware of and learn to flow with the tendency of this entire year, … Continue reading

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LOCAL PHOTOS: The Mystery of the Exploding Kombucha

Actually, as Dan our Green Acres alchemical wizard with all things fermentational put it, no mystery at all. He had left the kombucha downstairs without refrigerating it, since our fridges were all full. Me: “How long does kombucha take?” “Five … Continue reading

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LOCAL PHOTOS: food preservation night in our Green Acres Village pod

Let’s see now. Monday is food preservation night. Wednesday is Community Dinner. Thursday is work party plus prep for weekly CSA food distribution, Friday? Oh yeah, Friday is party night . . We’ve deliberately steered clear of filling Tuesday evening … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Oakwood Center, Selma Indiana, late August

Puppy Shadow and I got on the road heading for Oakwood Center early Saturday morning, where we met with others for a weekend of visioning the future of the Oakwood. Takeaway, for me, was that no matter where we want to … Continue reading

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LOCAL: A day in my life, late August 2016

Ever noticed how we are being invited to span vast differences in “realities”? Case in point, yesterday, a typical day for me. Early morning, walked with puppy Shadow (twice: on Tuesdays and Thursdays, I also walk around the block with … Continue reading

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