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The evolution of an “Environmentalist” – Part 1

Am I an environmentalist? Originally, no. I came to “environmentalism” through a belief in the value and worth of human beings. The logic is thus: *I like humans. I like living. *Humans need water, air, food, shelter to live.*Humans are … Continue reading

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Garberville

I just got back from a visit near home yesterday. I got to hear some old-timers stories, eat some home-made baked goods, and gossip with some ladies. In reality, Mark and I just got back yesterday from a site visit … Continue reading

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The Business of Being Born

A few Saturdays ago, Mark and I went to see “The Business of Being Born,” a film produced by Ricki Lake about birth culture in America. After the birth of her first child, which was in a hospital with unwanted … Continue reading

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Green Festival

Mark and I went to the Green Festival today. I hadn’t been for the two years. It’s a pretty intense event – so many people, and things, and information. It can get a bit overwhelming. Plus, the hippie quotient is … Continue reading

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Hope

Some mornings, I wake up to the news and don’t handle it well. That’s a really hard way to start the day. Darfur. Iraq. Suicide bombs. Refugee camps. Guantanamo. Torture. Miramar. Dictators. Military governments. Riots. Deaths. Trials. Secret memos. Election. … Continue reading

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