Monthly Archives: February 2019

Green Acres Village work parties, February: Clean-up, plus plantings, compost — and one “OOPS!”

Work Parties, February: clean-up, plus plantings, compost — and one “oops”!

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AK Reader: “The Saturn Return” (1976)

Way back in 1976, only two years after I had embarked upon my journey with astrology, I wrote this essay that was published as a sort of epilogue to a little book of feminist poetry called For Those Who Cannot … Continue reading

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Re: Failed bill that would have prevented infanticide: Here’s one possible template for a letter to YOUR senators

Are you wondering how you might articulate your utter outrage at what just happened in the U.S. Senate? Here’s what one friend of mine sent. Dear Senator ________, I was disappointed but not surprised that you voted against the bill … Continue reading

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Fred Burks: WHY I’M AN ETERNAL OPTIMIST

Okay. Yesterday I went with two decidedly downer posts, needing to get out there the “latest” on some of the awfulness involving pedophilia, child trafficking, and worse. So today I want to focus on optimism, despite it all! Let us … Continue reading

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More, much more, on the Church, Pedophilia — AND WORSE

Googling a question about Catholic priest pedophilia and the disillusionment of “the faithful,” how that has affected participation and donations, I came across this: Catholic church facing declining dollars and participation as investigation widens Hmmm. But how much? And how … Continue reading

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Hollywood = Pedowood?

Not sure why I added the question mark to the title above, since from the ongoing whistleblower tidal wave, it does appear that Hollywood is infested through and through with pedophilia and worse. So here we are, just past the … Continue reading

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A Bit of Good News in Difficult Times: Human to Human, Caring

Last night, about 11:30 p.m., housemate Dan was driving through downtown with his childhood friend (and former Green Acres Village podmate) Logan. Suddenly, on busy 3rd Street, they noticed a huddled figure crumpled in the median. In both directions, cars … Continue reading

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Runaway Militarism: Might this be the tipping point for U.S. workers?

I have a good friend who works for one of the major companies for defense contracts. Even though she is a peace-loving person herself, and the projects she works on are not, as far as she knows (because of course … Continue reading

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