Author Archives: Ann Kreilkamp

5 wk trip, day 11: Portland to Seattle, Hillary and the Crones

So! I’m in Seattle, after travel north from Portland and two very full days with both old friend Clarissa Smith and a first meeting in person with a long-time exopermaculture reader, Colleen Conifer. And now, this Friday morning, I’ve just … Continue reading

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5 week trip, day 9: Portland, Clarissa, the primacy of the body, happy trails, and community

Yesterday’s five hour drive to Portland went off exactly as planned (unlike the day before), and I arrived to the south of Portland about 3 p.m. Then, and I kid you not, it took me another hour to get to … Continue reading

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5 week trip, day 8: Mercury retrograde story, Orca info, Carol Rosin visit

Yesterday, I traveled from Fairfax to Ashland. Via I-5? No. Didn’t even occur to me. I had been on Highway 101 for days, going back and forth from Ukiah (my motel) to Hopland (NAPC convergence), and then had backtracked on … Continue reading

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5 wk trip, day 7: with Julie, in Fairfax, CA

Before I turn my car to go north, I had to go south to catch up with old friend Julia, who, this morning, is still sleeping on the floor. She gave me her bed. True friendship! Early morning, Fairfax, California. … Continue reading

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5 wk trip, day 5, NAPC: Starhawk remark, mushroom dreams, NuMundo, personal humblings, Peace Altar, and old cars with trees growing through them

It’s done. After two more very full days in 100° temps, young and old meeting, greeting, hugging, speaking, announcing, debating, joking around, downloading detailed info, interacting emotionally, mentally and spiritually with hundreds of other very full souls who are doing … Continue reading

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5 week trip, day 4: NAPC PHOTOS of permies, and their confluence

Yesterday, very hot. Today? Predicted 98°, with a 40-degree drop in temp at night. No humidity. I feel my skin drying into an old prune. If day 3 was photos of the land, this day 4 will be photos of … Continue reading

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Glorious photo; astute commentary

This photo is the perfect metaphor for how the resistance will win    

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5 week trip, day 3: Solar Living Center, Photos and History

This is one of the most inspirational stories I have ever come across. See ORIGIN STORY below.. What put me onto the story is the serendipitous fact that I happened to sit down next to the founders, John Schaeffer, and … Continue reading

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5 week trip, day two: SF AIDs garden, and a few from Hopland

Yesterday early morning, went to see the AIDS garden in Golden Gate Park. Then, at 10 A.M started north on Highway 101, and took a few photos at the Solar Living Center, where the Permaculture Convergence is being held. Hopefully many … Continue reading

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Five Week Trip, Day One Photos: San Francisco garden.

Jamie’s garden is in the Richmond district. Just spent a half hour with her bees and native plants and others. Bees at northwest corner. Did you know that there are 1600 native bee species in California? And 20,000 species world-wide? … Continue reading

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