Monthly Archives: May 2018

AK Reader: A Meditation on My Husband’s Mother (2001)

I see where I dated this essay as 5/16/01, but I don’t see where it was published. Maybe it wasn’t published. In any case, both the similarity and contrast between my own mother Renee’s life and Ethel’s life strike me. … Continue reading

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AK Reader: A Meditation on My Mother (2007)

This essay, written as a column for Sagewoman in 2007 for its issue called “Mother,” has now, in 2018 been superceded several times. First of all, Mom finally died, when she was 96. (For more, see the many posts under … Continue reading

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AK Reader: How our way of organizing experience governs our attitudes to one another (2005)

This essay, written in 2005 and published in SageWoman, issue #70 with the theme of “Harmony,” details my own adult response to the statement that flew out of me, as a 14-year old, “Since the world is composed of individuals, … Continue reading

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WHO ARE WE? Three “realities” that only seem disconnected.

I present you with three offerings, each of them of immense value. First, horrifically biting satire from Jon Rappoport that feels so exacting that it hurts, next a set of graphs that grapple with the mechanics of the militarized Deep … Continue reading

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AK Reader: “Tempest Over A Tea Pot” (2002)

I had nearly forgotten this incident until just now, when I read the story over again. It illustrates, so precisely, how astrological configurations can, if we are not aware, parallel (and trigger) emotional dramas. First published as one of my … Continue reading

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My Memorial Day Blues

  “Since the world is made up of individuals, there will always be competing ideas. Ideas which, down through the ages, have usually resulted in one thing: war.” This remark, which flew through me as a fourteen-year-old — it was … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village, May 24-25: Thursday Community Dinner, Friday CSA

May 24-25: Thursday Community Dinner, Friday CSA  

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AK Reader: “Hearing Voices” (2007)

While it’s always been somewhat confusing to understand whether or not what one thinks is to be believed, even stranger and more confusing is when one hears something that no one else does, and the voice that speaks it seems … Continue reading

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