Monthly Archives: September 2011

Nature in America

Here’s a real treasure trove of study resources on the history of the concepts of nature and the environment in the history of our continent and nation… the site is aimed at teachers and includes discussion guides and other academic … Continue reading

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Penelope

This looks intriguing: Penelope ~ A Song Cycle by Sarah Kirkland Snider, featuring Shara Worden who sang the role of the Queen on The Decemberists’ album “The Hazards of Love”… I love the video for “The Lotus Eaters”.

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Thought for the day

Courtesy of Terri Windling: “Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and  reverence.” – Henry David Thoreau This is very much a part of what I have been thinking about lately, and of … Continue reading

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…and *this* is simply brilliant

Yet another fantastic, cheap and simple alternative to electricity…

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*This* is Religio Americana

Or at least one manifestation of it… Anne over at The Gods Are Bored links to a YouTube video of a remarkable Verizon commercial that aired over 9/11 (see below). This is a near-perfect example of what the concept of … Continue reading

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“…my business is to create”

I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create. – William Blake I will reason and compare, of course – it’s in my nature, just as much … Continue reading

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Farewell Peregrine

We lost our second cat today at noon, to kidney failure and plain old age (he was 16). I pray to Bast to welcome him home, and will burn an offering of catnip in her honor. Run and play with … Continue reading

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