Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Rose for the Barrell of your Gun?

I forgot I had found this poem recently by the great agriculture advocate Wendell Berry. It soothes me whenever I read it. The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in meand I wake in the night … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution….

I do, I do, I do! I want a revolution. I want everyone to wake up to the false reality that is our current American way of life and start growing and making their own food! Gawking ignorantly at the … Continue reading

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Ruby-Throated Messengers

Saturday afternoon I received a visitor in my sun porch, a feathered friend who can move at the speed of 60 miles per hour. To my delight, a ruby throated, green-chested hummingbird flew in the door of sun porch to … Continue reading

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Trusting Strangers with My Life, Again, and Again, and Again…

Every weekday morning I do the unthinkable: I get into an utter stranger’s car with another stranger and trust that they will not hurt, let alone kill me as we drive across the San Francisco Bay to work in the … Continue reading

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Watching the Financial Meltdown on Wall Street and Wondering Why My Heart is Beating so Fast?

In my maiden foray into the blogsphere (I have an incredible urge to shout out “HELLOOOOOOOO” since the “blogsphere” just screams out empty echo chamber) I am finding it quite curious that I am so fascinated and a little scared … Continue reading

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