Homage to the Earthworm

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Did you know that Charles Darwin spent his life enamored with worms?

“It may be doubted if there are any other animals which have played such an important part in the history of the world as these lowly organized creatures,” Darwin wrote in his final book (“The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Actions

It’s the End of a Decade and Time to Clean Out Your Crap

It’s 2020 baby!

It is the last year of the decade. This has been a decade where we’ve seen an unbelievable escalation of climate disruption along with a groundswell in the global youth climate movement. And, none of it is over yet (remember I said last year in the decade) as emissions are still going up.

This isn’t some post about the Marie

Birthing the World We Want

That Was Then

It’s record hot everywhere,” I heard a guy say as I was sitting under a tree outside of a café in Pagosa Springs, Colorado in late July. His son–maybe seven years old– replied,
“Yeah, if it’s this hot now, imagine what it will be like in 30 years. You’re lucky. Your generation screwed it up and we are the ones who have

Earth Day: Love Yourself- Love Your Mother


“The Earth has lost her equilibrium. The fact that we have lost connection with Earth’s natural rhythm is the cause of modern sickness…

We need to realize that the conditions that will help to restore the necessary balance don’t come from outside us; they come from inside us, from our own mindfulness, our own level of

Happy New Year’s Resolutions!

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Aren’t New Years great? If you screw one up, you get another one just 12 months later to give it another go; hopefully not making the same mistakeshopefully.

Sometimes, New Year’s resolutions involve things we want to tick off our bucket lists – like that trip to… Continue reading

Joel Salatin: Folks This Ain’t Normal

I just finished the latest book, Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World, by farmer/author/educator extraordinaire Joel Salatin.

This book is overflowing with the type of contemplative life wisdom you’d expect from a Buddhist monk.

Ponder this little gem:

Straw Bale Worm Composting

Worms are industrious, tireless workers. Did you know worms never sleep?

They eat our garbage and turn it into productive soil. Worms can be kept in a small bin with no odor in an apartment or small space.

It’s no wonder that Charles Darwin spent almost 40 years of his life learning from… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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