Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spoken Stuff

bill bissett bissett was born in 1939, which makes him of my mother’s generation. Unlike my mother, he’s still around–here he was in 2010, giving a performance of his spoken poetry at the Words Aloud 7 Spoken Word Festival in Durham, … Continue reading

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch–Days Of The Week

Weekdays • after supper on tuesday we triked/walked to the community gardens and harvested cherry tomatoes, chard, basil, a few beans, some mint, made some new friends, and met some old ones. at home we watched the water brothers (pictured) … Continue reading

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Stuff about Violence Against Native Women and The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Table Of Contents Violence Against Native Women The Elizabeth Fry Society The United Nations The Native Women’s Association of Canada Manitoba’s Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission Oral tradition Spirituality Residential schools Stereotypes The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Where it is What … Continue reading

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Ginowaydaganuc–Days Of The Week

Tubey Tuesday 2013-09-10 • Tonight we watched the water brothers (the ganges—pictured are the water brothers, but obviously in some place far colder than india), the story of maths (the genius of the east), and islands of britain (the hebrides … Continue reading

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More Stuff Than You Can Shake A Stick At

Table Of Contents Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada Poetry Indigenous rights Ginowaydaganuc status quo • 2013-09-16–we watched an nfb doc, Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada, [2012] online for free (for a limited time). … Continue reading

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Stuff At Stake 2

(continued from Stuff At Stake 1 or skip the stuff at stake) hypothermia Coastal supertanker shipping and the risk of an oil spill would threaten porpoises, orcas, and large whales such as blue, sperm, fin, and humpbacks. Also, sea otters … Continue reading

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a half-dozen or so recent poems

spiral poem 2010/05/06 circling round and round spiralling in more and more authentic, passionate, willing, my own enlightenment, boddhisatva, getting closer to the burning flame == action-at-a-distance 2011/05/10 gravity is love without end without question and patience is love without … Continue reading

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Maybe we shoulda left the coal in the hole–Days Of The Week

Tuesday 2013-09-03 • saw a bunch of friends, caught up on their lives–one bought a house, another is working as a prep cook, that sort of thing–while we weeded and harvested at the gardens and took the dog to the … Continue reading

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there’s a lot i don’t understand

2013-09-09 midland there’s a lot i don’t understand, and neither do you. we simplify the entire universe, turn it into a few lines of math, and thereby ignore the infinite variety. do we need to launch satellites to explore wonder? … Continue reading

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Stuff About Curtis Mayfield And Vandana Shiva

publ 2013-09-09-mo pioneer Lots I didn’t know about Curtis Mayfield–like he wrote some of the most inspirational songs used by the civil rights movement and later the black power movement; he rose above poverty and racism to embrace good will … Continue reading

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