Category Archives: Renewable Energy

This is my water meditation

From anywhere I sit, at any time, wherever I am, I’m on the water. It flows from a sponge of springs near a mountain summit in Pocahontas County WV, guided by gravity and topography down an unnamed stream, a branch … Continue reading

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Chuck Lynd energizing “CAFFEINE COMMUNION”

Chuck and I sat down on January 23 at the Global Gallery, a “Fair Trade” coffee shop in Clintonville. Those of us who have had the pleasure of working together with Chuck in various initiatives of local community development lovingly … Continue reading

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Terror Is Winning

TERROR is winning so far. I won’t comment on the merits of this Virginia school incident; one version is reported for us in the Washington Post. I wasn’t there so readers need to determine the veracity of the news outlets. … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Live In An Intentional Community?

There is so much appeal for me for the notion of an intentional community. One benefit that I specifically like is the economy-of-scale opportunities for all participants. How do we FIND SUCH A COMMUNITY? Well, this primer is a start.

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I need to venture outside my comfort cave, to the passion park.

Yes, I call it a comfort cave…warm, dry, safe, with soft furniture and food & beverages nearby. Not much risk of failure, here.  So tell me, how much will I grow as a person in this bubble?  And how much … Continue reading

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“Agent of Change” was my gateway to Simply Living

I have been a member of Simply Living for 2 years. For me, it began with my engagement with the Agent of Change class they offered at COSI.  Now it’s available for your growth & development at OSU’s Ohio Union. … Continue reading

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Is OCCUPY A Place? Or Is OCCUPY A Space?

We hear a lot about OCCUPY. Today marks one month of OCCUPY WALL STREET. There are now hundreds of grassroots OCCUPIES geographically distributed.   My town,  Columbus, Ohio,  started marching on Oct.1,  established a site presence at the Ohio Statehouse Oct. … Continue reading

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Simply Living Members…Meet Available Light Theatre

Here these  two organizations share many values in the town they live in, in the town where they do business.  They both promote a sustainable model of non-consumerism. They both insist on supporting locally owned & operated enterprise. And they … Continue reading

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The Viper and the Bluebird

   I post this in order to crystallize the event. Last night, in my sleep, soon before awakening, I was visited by a snake, a blue racer, and a bluebird. In this dream I was sitting, parked, in the driver’s … Continue reading

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What I Learn from Warren Taylor

You may not have heard of Warren Taylor, and you might not yet have enjoyed his product, Snowville Creamery, but he has something to say that informs your future.  When I first met Warren in 2009, I assumed he was in … Continue reading

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