Tag Archives: Simply Living

Milo Petruziello to “CAFFEINE COMMUNION,”…”If farming has taught me anything…”

Milo and I got together at Global Gallery, the fair-trade coffee shop in Clintonville, February 23, 2018. This was the week following the annual, statewide, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) conference at the Dayton Convention Center. After weeks … 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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Sarah Edwards shares her “skin-shedding” moment with “CAFFEINE COMMUNION”

Sarah and I met for more caffeine at North Market, Jan 10, 2018. A relative newbie to the 614, Sarah relocated from Vermont circa 2014. Within a year she found the not-for-profit mission that her experience and passion prepared her … 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’m not an “Old Farmer” so why do I get the “Almanac?”

Today, before midnight, as practiced on every New Year’s Eve since 1978, I will purchase the next year’s OLD FARMER’S ALMANAC. WHY?  I don’t farm…I don’t even garden.  Instead, I support real farmers by purchasing fresh, locally-grown produce throughout the … Continue reading

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A Grave Topic: Where Do Not-For-Profit Organizations Go To Die?

To the cemetery?  They do die, you know.   Some 501C3 charities do go out of business.   Here in Columbus, a heralded arts organization, Players Theatre, abruptly folded on September 11, 1993, just days before they were to open their 70th … Continue reading

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leaderless leadership

This is an excerpt from my presentation to the Simply Living 2012 Annual Meeting and membership potluck dinner, upon the announcement of the Board of Trustees’  selection of me as Board President. The date was Saturday, February 25 and the … Continue reading

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