Monthly Archives: December 2010

>chloe for brunch

> chloe came over and we had pirogies and broccoli! Advertisements

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>happy new year!

> we’re watching nature dvds, eating pizza, and drinking wine.

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>what do we mean by ‘sustainability’?

> i have finished the book, life, money and illusion [lmai], by mike nickerson [mn], so you’ll be reading a lot about sustainability in the days, weeks, and years to come. but first what do we mean by ‘sustainability’? ‘Well-being … Continue reading

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>new for the new year

> i’ve added the posts from some of my previous blogs… peterladage red saucer  i’ve restored the followers gadget i know others are  reading my blog; kate is not the only one, so follow along! over time i’ll try other … Continue reading

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>’ A Complex Reality’

> ‘Human sexuality is a complex reality. Physical union which is not self-giving leaves people with the impression that all love is in fact deception, separation, and just a game. It thus becomes self-destructive and destructive for others. It is … Continue reading

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>the trickle down theory revisited

> ‘There was always skepticism about claims that, as the rich became richer, income would “trickle down” to others. What wasn’t perhaps foreseen was that the trickling would actually be in the other direction, and that it would be more … Continue reading

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>two profs in intl dev and ed–mundy and pennycook

> alastair pennycook ‘Alastair Pennycook is Professor of Language Studies at UTS. He has been involved in language education for over 30 years in France, Germany, Japan, China, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia. He has published widely on implications of … Continue reading

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>’Negawatt power’

> ‘Negawatt power is a theoretical unit of power representoing an amount of energy (measured in watts) saved. The energy saved is a direct result of energys conservation or increased efficiency. The term was coined by the Chief Scientist of … Continue reading

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>’cheap transportation’

> ‘the logic of gdp measured economics hinges on cheap transportation [whch hinges on cheap oil].’ –mn, lmai, p. 380.

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>’Cassandra Wilson’

> ‘Let us next consider Cassandra Wilson, who is now in her early 50s and continues to produce work of outstanding merit. Unlike many celebrated voices half her age, Wilson retains an experimental zeal and innovative spirit that keeps her … Continue reading

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