Monthly Archives: May 2010

An Even Bigger Spill Looming by Asher Miller

…But why are we wasting a second of our time or energy expecting anything different? The sooner we understand that debating the fossil fuel industry or buying their false, half-measure solutions like “clean coal” is a waste of time, the … Continue reading

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Conversations with my Mother

Over the past two days, I have been lamenting the fact that it is time to take out the compost, including humanure compost.  It’s not that labor intensive and smelly as it sounds.  The most annoying part is when the … Continue reading

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Mis-education unleashed

Obama just said, “Never mind the naysayers, the fact is our economy is growing again, we gained 290,000 jobs….” You don’t want to grow the economy, guy. We have one sphere to work with, Earth, and it is finite, like … Continue reading

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Sun Halo a sign from Gaia

Today, at around 11:45 AM, I was sitting outside in my backyard and happened to look up at a passing bird and noticed a massive circular rainbow behind it.  I remarked, “holy s**t”, and walked to an open parking lot … Continue reading

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Who will ensure justice?

Executives from BP Plc (BP.L) and two other companies were appearing before two Senate committees on Tuesday for grillings about the gushing BP oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. Thirty-two of the 40 Democrats and Republicans … Continue reading

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Peak Moment 168

Four Acres and Independence – A Self-Sufficient Farmstead

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An Astute Comment

This is a reader comment responding to Jim Kunstler’s latest blog post. “the Deepwater Horizon disaster (still ongoing) has gotten so boring to the editors of The New York Times that further news about it has been banished from the … Continue reading

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