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The Moneyless Man

How can we feel so disconnected from the water that we drink, the food that we eat, and the soil from which the food grows?  How can we feel so cold and calloused toward our fellow man, and fellow creatures, who breath the same air, and bask in the same sunshine? 288 more words


"The Economics of Fandom: Value, Investment, and Invisible Price Tags," by saathi1013

Okay, so. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about fandom in terms of the value/devaluation spectrum. It’s a useful framework for my current mode of fandom behavior analysis. 1,726 more words

"Money is Just Energy"-and other slave myths

Economy exists only in the vacuum left where community once existed.  And when there is an economy based upon commodities and currency, freedom only exists when there also exists a slave culture…usually tastefully removed from plain sight.   1,001 more words

The Gift of Rose Potpourri Sweet Corn

I harvested the first of the Rose Potpourri Sweet Corn on Friday and served it for dinner that night.   My husband and I each took our first bite, looked at the other and exclaimed, “Oh, My God!”  This is an amazing sweet corn!   233 more words


"Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out"

So…it’s been a while.

I know, I know.  I’m always saying that.  But then again, it’s always true.

Got lots to write, got lots to tell. 163 more words

Portrait of the Artist in Red Ink

My passion for business model innovation is driven in part by industries where they seem to be broken.  Eleven years ago I created a body of work called… 635 more words

Business Model Canvas

Garden Update

Hi! This is a garden update! In my last post it was all just a dream on paper, the colored circles holding the place of the real greenery that is out there now! 1,240 more words