Author Archives: Ann Kreilkamp

Pilgrimage to The Farm, in Tennessee: PHOTOS and story

I said I’d get pics, and that I might write something up, too. I did get pics, but, only of a few physical structures on The Farm. Far more interesting would have been pics of people mingling; but I was … Continue reading

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Gone until Monday: Community and Sustainability Conference in Tennessee

Rebecca and I leave here in about one hour. Here’s the link: http://thefarmcommunity.com/conference/ I take pics, and maybe notes. We’ll see.    

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Green Acres Village, late May: New garden beds, sculpture garden, work party #2

Well, well! It turns out that I appreciate one-hour work parties even more than extended community dinners! There’s just something so magical about people pulling together to quickly achieve a limited goal. Last night the challenge was to clear most … Continue reading

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So what’s with the Obama/Trump dueling duet in Europe?

I love sott.net’s running commentary on this Obama puff piece from The Guardian. Deep State Sends Obama to Europe to Trump U.S. President’s First International Tour and Rally EU Elites BTW: I foolishly spent some time awake in the middle of last … Continue reading

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Trump and Pope — and Stepford Wives? — photo op

I find this pic both iconic and unfathomable.  Zombie women (wearing veils for Catholic patriarchy but not for Saudi patriarchy?) with grinning Trump and dour Pope. Both women appear glassy-eyed, especially Ivanka. I bet neither one can wait to get … Continue reading

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Alt-Epistemology 101: Points of view and spacious openings

Reader Rose has turned me on to a new website: The International Reporter. Interesting. Not sure what its overall bias is at this point. But she’s right. The following piece, by William Engdahl, a repost from NEO, just cries out … Continue reading

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Mate and Rumi: We are all, internally, way bigger than “normal”

I start to grind my teeth when I think about the wonderful young people I know who, experimenting perhaps a bit too far with edges of many kinds, have been “diagnosed” and allowed themselves to fall into the pharmaceutical trap. As the … Continue reading

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Why am I so drawn to darkness? Because I want us to WAKE UP!

I do sometimes wonder about my propensity to focus on the very worst that the human race has to offer. Along with both writing, speaking and acting on templates for what might become the very best (see, for example, www.greenacresvillage.org), I … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: Oregon organic farm saved from toxic chemicals, thanks to collective email action

YES! “The County has now agreed to work with us on a proper weed plan. Thank you so much for spreading the word.” Via Alex  Sherman County Backs Down After Receiving 40,000 Emails: Organic Azures Farms Saved 5/18/2017 by Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Alt-Epistemology 101: What, really, is a “conspiracy”? (And can we live without?)

  Like everyone else addicted to this hyper-connected internet world, I tend to want to “connect the dots,” searching high and low (and often in rutted paths) for new dots that will flesh in my old ones, lend them “credence.” … Continue reading

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