Monthly Archives: October 2009

Replanting a Rainforest

We know how good it is to take a break, think about and enjoy life. We sometimes call this a holiday. Interesting word; “holi – day”, seems like it would mean looking at the day “holi”-stically. We also know that … Continue reading

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Awareness Day

October 24th will surely go down in history for the many events, actions, rallies, and meetings. It’s United Nations Day and it’s International Day of Climate Action (www.350.org). At Open World Café we are contributing by having an “Organic (Low … Continue reading

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A Rain Forest

You’ve had a bad day, things just aren’t going the way you imagined, and you’re ready to throw in the towel. Your thoughts are flying all over the place; anger disappointment, sadness, frustration, and you decide to take a walk … Continue reading

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Transition Time?

OK, so let’s back up a little. Stop, Reflect, Listen . . . ? What for? I’m too busy as it is, I don’t have time for anything but working to keep my job, paying the mortgage, car payments, credit … Continue reading

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What Is This Really About?

We didn’t need the financial crisis to tell us that something was wrong. We didn’t need the environmental crisis to tell us something was wrong. Social injustices coupled with ignorance and poverty has been with us for a long time. … Continue reading

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Cracks On The Surface

It’s been almost four years now since I got what I had long been working for. At the time I was in Brazil getting ready to export furniture and art made of recycled tropical hardwoods and other recycled material to … Continue reading

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This Blog

I write. Not published, but I write, and as much as I would like to write a book and get it published, I have some serious doubts about whether I will ever get around to it. And I think, writing … Continue reading

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