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The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity

“It’s not about the fish, it’s not about the pollution, and it’s not about the climate change. It’s about us and our greed and our need for growth and our inability to imagine world that is different from the selfish world we live in today.” –Jeremy Jackson (Jackson, 2010) 1,001 more words


29 June ― 6 Raḥmat


In this connection, He Who is the eternal King — may the souls of all that dwell within the mystic Tabernacle be a sacrifice unto Him — hath spoken: “He hath known God who hath known himself.” 568 more words

Bahá'í Calligraphy

A Year Ending


At the end of a home cooked meal

When Mommy would ask

If he wanted something more

Would say

I’m full up to here… 287 more words

View From The Trailer Park: The Power Company's Disappearing Shut-Off Notice

Cat Lady is SOOO glad she is out of Mushroom Acres.  She is still in Motel Limbo waiting on the building inspector.  In the meantime she has hired a contractor to renovate her trailer and is having all kinds of fun with that.  690 more words

Trailer Parks

Deconstruction of Affluence










Breaking in New Shoes

I was debated with myself whether to title this “The Zen of Breaking In New Shoes,” but I didn’t want to be part of the cultural diluting of Zen Buddhism in this country. 327 more words

Living Life

‘Loneliness’ and ‘reality’

I have been back in Australia for approximately three weeks now. I cannot count the amount of times an individual has asked me these two questions: “Don’t you get lonely and bored?” “When are you going to move back to reality?” 582 more words