Monthly Archives: February 2011

>’the world is safer with the army in the ocean’

> ‘it was god who first proved the notionthat the world is safer with the army in the ocean’ –arlo guthrie, ‘oh mary don’t you weep’, h.a.r.p., a time to sing

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>’the noise of the motor’

> in the early morning while i can’t sleep arrives this post– ‘We need times of quiet and reflection, times of inner peace and relaxation. If we are preoccupied with plans and a compulsive need to succeed and be appreciated, … Continue reading

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>’artists remind me of my dog / staking out their originality on the nearest tree’

> jane said it. we watched movies of two of the greatest stakers of all time–vincent van gogh and frida kahlo, in vincent and theo and frida on tvo’s saturday night at the movies.

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>’the circulatory system of the earth’

> ‘across continents, the network of waterways resembles the circulatory system of a body. and in fact, that is the role that lake and river systems perform. water that runs off after rain or from melting snow or from plant … Continue reading

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>’margo timmins’

> ‘While Margo has stated that it took her ten years to get comfortable singing in front of an audience to this day, Margo suffers from stage fright and has a ritual she performs prior to each show. Margo says, … Continue reading

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>it’s too late to be a pessimist

> it’s too late to be a pessimist, says the narrator of ‘home’, glenn close. but what are the alternatives? optimist, nihilist, realist?

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>timby

> i am canadian and this is my back yard–the alberta tar sands, which are being spun as oil sands. the largest project in the world, the single, greatest source of carbon dioxide. makes site 41 look like a drop … Continue reading

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>amory lovins may be the smartest man in america

> amory lovins understands that for his fellow american, the car is an extension of the self. when they hit the pacific and ran out of wild west, there was still the car–faster, stronger, controlled from the tips of the … Continue reading

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>’Lessons from the Middle East’

> Kelly Blynn writes: ‘Dear Friends, Watching ordinary people become part of extraordinary movements across the Middle East these past few weeks has made me think: what are some of the lessons for our global climate movement? Those of you … Continue reading

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>’Let Love’

> ‘Our hearts, spirits and intellects need to be awakened and fed. When people discover their own capacity to give life and hope to others, then they want to give more. There are forces of selfishness and fear in each … Continue reading

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