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Alt-Epistemology: Let us sink below the conceptual scrim of judgments to the energetic realm of feelings . . .

. . . and stay there! And let us notice our feelings, watch them move through and dissolve. Yes! Let us let go of identification, which triggers the mind, which then instantly conjures up ideas, to justify “why” we identify, which … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: New E-Book, On the Road with This Vast Being (2007)

On January 4, 2003, my husband Jeff died of a heart attack, after one semester, only three months after our move to Bloomington Indiana for him to attend law school. Living in a new town, I was able to spend … Continue reading

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A.K.Reader: New E-Book, LOSING EMMA

LOSING EMMAAlthough the experiences referred to in this e-book happened not all that long ago, it all still feels like A.K. Reader material! What I’ve noticed most about this “Art of Recapitulation,” so named by reader Anthony in a comment … Continue reading

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Will Hemp Save Civilization?

Judging from its proponents, it sure looks like it. Here’s Abby Martin on the subject, way back in 2013, after both Washington and Colorado were the first two states to decriminalize recreational marijuana  in 2012. And yes, hemp and marijuana … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader, New E-Book: DOING THE DISHES (1989)

For a sample chapter, see this post, which I put up last month: A.K. Reader: DOING THE DISHES: Refracting Personal History through the Lens of Daily Ritual Just yesterday I finally managed to copyedit the manuscript, 65 pages long, and … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: From Venusian Grief to Neptunian Joy: An Experiment in Conscious Grieving (2005)

I had not remembered this essay, and was both glad and surprised to find it. Glad, because rereading it once again dipped me into the rich well of memory, this time to swirl in the seemingly endless eddies of female … Continue reading

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The Syria Conundrum: Pipeline Fight? Trump 4D Chess?

If there is any place on this good planet Earth that can be called a fulminating boil, it is the land of what we humans call The Mideast, that complicated, ancient crossroads of so-called civil-ization, where warring tribes, and their … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: Saturn and the Aging Process (1986)

In this old essay, in which I discuss the three archetypal Saturn cycles of 30 years each, I am amused to realize that I wrote it in 1986, when I was only 43! What did I know about the entire … Continue reading

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