Category Archives: Open World Café & Gallery

Of Doors and Carrots . . .

These past several weeks have been very intense; it seems almost as if there is a growing awareness, awareness of the urgency for change, and it’s growing fast. More important than ever to take time out to Stop, Reflect & … Continue reading

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Everything, Not A Thing

I have not written in almost two months. I have been thinking. And I have been reading. I have been thinking about trees, and people, and our environment. I am now reading: “Collapse – How Societies Choose To Fail Or … Continue reading

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COP 15 and Sustainable Communities

Opening the Swedish “Svenska Dagbladet” Sunday paper today I read “Meeting Doomed to Failure”, referring to the upcoming COP 15 conference and summit taking place in 29 days (they are counting the days). The debate article is by Danish Björn … 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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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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