Earth Day at Lone Bobcat Woods was a mixture of joy and grief. We celebrated the beautiful bountiful wildflowers and rich greenery which have sprung up since the late March rains (yes, the poison oak is bountiful, too).
Pacific Chorus Frogs in our pond regaled us with … [More]
As I write, plentiful rains are blessing northern California. We can practically hear the ground slurping in the much-needed water. February frogs in the rising pond regale us with a throaty joyous chorus. Near us, on the south side of Round Mountain, bark beetles have … [More...]
Stephen Jenkinson asserts that our death-phobic culture considers "The best death is the least death" — basically dying quickly and knowing little about dying. He titled his book Die Wise rather than … [More]
Stephen Jenkinson made keen observations in his decades working with the dying. The author of Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul observed that our high-technology medical system often makes … [More]
"The more we take back our ancestral roots and eat the diet our ancestors ate, we go back to what is the most natural for our physiological makeup." The author of Primal Body, Primal Mind considers a … [More]
How do you empower an entire metropolis to transition towards more localized living in a post-petroleum era? Founder Ross Moster and board members Rand Chatterjee and Ann Pacey of Village Vancouver … [More]
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