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Community, the Shadow, and The Cob Oven Saga. A retrospective.

Above: In 2011 a group of IU students in a course on sustainability designed and built a cob oven, which we planned to use for community bi-monthly pizza parties. What happened next was shocking, instructive, long, consciously destructive, and ultimately … Continue reading

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Cob Oven Saga

A long tale of how we are learning how to acknowledge, honor, and integrate shadow work in community. Backstory: In late 2010 a group of IU students in a course on Sustainability designed and built a cob oven, which we planned … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village Work Party: Extra Fence Comes Down, Green Dragon Plant Unfurls

Our young Aquarian experiment, to run this three home village and all its grounds as a group, rather than with a farm manager, proceeds. Our initial decision, to take turns being the “leader” for each week’s two morning work parties, … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village, May 18th: Work Party PHOTOS. We clear invasives for tomato plants

While what we are doing at the Green Acres Village and Urban Farm may seem bucolic — Or confusing . . . . . . we’re busy busy busy during this season. Yesterday evening’s one-hour work party turned out to … Continue reading

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LOCAL GANG NEWS: Proud new chicken (surrogate) Mama and Midwife

Immediate update (two Leah corrections): 1. Actually, there were eight eggs altogether. One exploded (because of gases inside from dead rotting matter), and two never hatched (weren’t fertilized? Who knows!). 2. Leah and her cousin designed and built the coop. … Continue reading

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LOCAL: Yesterday, two “civic events,” both wonderful.

I had been both looking forward to and dreading the two meetings I participated in yesterday, because both required a lot of preparation on my part, and because I am so used to just sitting here in my privacy, researching … Continue reading

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Breakdown — and Breakthrough? It depends! Shadow Work as the secret, alchemical ingredient.

Check this out. Our Slide into Social Psychosis and Breakdown Within this protected little three-home garden enclave of Green Acres Permaculture Village, together with some of our close neighbors, an alternative culture, “growing community from the ground up,” has been … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to the Illuminati

During the second Iraq War, following “Shock and Awe,” I put photos of Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld, my three perps, up on my altar. I knew that unless I did that, unless I personally stopped polarizing against my own version … Continue reading

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