Monthly Archives: October 2018

West Coast road trip, Days 4-5, Part 1: Social Forestry, Turtle progress.

Note: I’m in the midst of collecting all the West Coast Road Trip 2018 posts to put as their own page under the head of TRAVELS, and just noticed that I did not actually publish this draft with the others. … Continue reading

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BAD BLOOD, the book: A study in “Noble Cause Corruption”

I have just finished a book that was recommended to me by a brother-in-law, one who spent much of his career joining and then abruptly leaving various corporations that, he would discover sooner or later, were corrupt; this book was … Continue reading

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Walking the dogs, dreaming the universe

Walking the dogs this morning, I was reflecting on how my decades-long felt immersion into the seeming paradox of both full-on living oneness and infinitely proliferating complexity has held me surrendered to its unending implications. And how, inside this vast, … Continue reading

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Trees teach us how to live

Note: I thank Maria Popova of brainpickings.org, for the inspiration for this post. (P.S. Get on her email list! Always inspirational.) As each of us begins the profound work of reflecting upon what we alone — given our skills, talents, … Continue reading

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My ambivalent reflections on Pastor Brunson blessing President Trump

Something I have not discussed here, is the invocation of Christ, Jesus, God, and so on, all Christian names, in so many many of the alternative media whose videos and intelligence I respect and admire. These include Liz Crokin and … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village, mid-October 2018: Community Dinner, IU Biodiversity Group, Flaming Monster from Hell

I was out of town for two weeks, so blogging on the village stopped. So did photos.  The village did carry on as usual, with work parties and Thursday evening Community Dinners, including an Equinox Ceremony, thanks to Gabby, Andreas, … Continue reading

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Remember the song? “Two different worlds, we live in, two different worlds . . .”

That song referred to two different individuals; but what if we scale up to two different world-views and value systems, existing side by side in the same 3-D space? I feel it here, even in Green Acres Permaculture Village, where … Continue reading

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(Always) Ten years left to save the planet

I found this video hilarious. Not that I be-LIE-ve Tony Heller, because on this matter, I have no idea what to believe. And I can’t imagine you do either. After all, is the map ever the territory? The New York … Continue reading

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