Tag Archives: Community

Militarism

There is a lot of militarism happening in this country that is not recognized and often straight up celebrated. It frightens me. For example, when I first joined the Army in 2003, we were told we were not to ever … Continue reading

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The Whole Chick-Fil-A thing

Our family is participating in the boycott against Chic-Fil-A, not that it makes much of a difference because I never eat there anyhow. The food (and i use that term lightly) is unhealthy and it doesn’t taste that great. I … Continue reading

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Busy summer

Okay, it’s been a long time.  This semester in school was killer.  I took only three classes, but one of them, my Spanish class, was a 5 credit class (compared to the standard 3 credit classes, for those of you … Continue reading

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The end of civilization as we know it

So my holistic moms group has been all atwitter (is atwitter one word or two? atwitter? a twitter?) about this speech given by Dmitry Orlov February 13, 2009, at Cowell Theatre in Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, to an audience … Continue reading

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Finding Local Food and products

I’m a big fan of buying local.  Part of it is because I believe I live in the best place in the world, and therefore all products that come from my local area must also be the best.  I also … Continue reading

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My ambitious Christmas goal

I, like No Impact Man, consider buying used to be the superior green shopping choice over buying organic or something like that. He and I think so (as if we sat down together to come to this conclusion) because a) … Continue reading

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Ripping off other publications (with credit, so its not plagerism, right?)

I read this today on the Yes Magazine website.  I think it is worth reposting and spreading around. Has the cash economy swallowed up your life? Here are some ways to extract some of your time and “life energy” from … Continue reading

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