The push to consume has replaced other values, to our peril. But many of us are shaking the scales from our eyes and beginning to change for the better.
The Food: Not Lawns Movement is a perfect storm in addressing how we can cut back on destructive practices while increasing healthy and productive ones.
Food deserts are a tragedy of modern times. But while they are a blight that strikes at the health and welfare of many, inspiring things being done to combat them.
Human life is messy, and human beings even more so. Working out our “stuff” together is no easy feat. And it’s made no easier by the flood of all kinds of information into our minds, too much of which pollutes our internal lives rather than edifying our personal existence. The powerful tsunami of junk info […]
This morning I’m participating in my first hOUR Economy time bank exchange. I’m giddy with excitement about it, feeling like I’ve taken another giant leap away from the industrial economy. Not only that, I feel I’m taking a giant leap into the new economy that’s developing all around us. These are exciting times. Time is […]
It was a pretty disappointing presidential campaign by the two major parties given that neither talked about my key issues — peak oil and global warming — with any passion or consistency. Both major parties seem content to avoid what are essentially the two toughest challenges today and going into the future. The issue behind […]
The other day I went out on the Saturday morning yard sale crawl in quest of superb finds and other delights. It was an especially early one since the ladies at the local DAR were starting their sale at 6am. But like the rest of the “pickers” there I was, combing for goodies. I finished […]