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Frances Moore Lappe’ @ Praxis Peace: Saving Democracy and our Small Planet.

Was heartened just before the COVID-19 quarantine when Praxis Peace Institute in Sonoma, brought Frances Moore Lappe' to town, famous for her Diet for a Small Planet, and advocate for  a heathy democracy and planet.  A "canopy of hope" is what her current book, Daring Democracy, offers and it is available widely. [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Bernie: The Roar of the Crowd, Richmond

So we couldn't miss Bernie Sanders in Richmond - our choice, someone who could save our planet possibly with our help! It's up to US! (the title for upcoming Sonoma County Activist Summit Mar. 15th, Longfellows Hall, Santa Rosa. We do this together or it we don't do it. What a crowd! [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Daniel Solnit’s Effective Strategies for Climate Action

Glad we got ourselves to Peace & Justice Center, Santa Rosa, to hear Daniel Solnit posit on how on earth to save the earth, its people and critters last week. The talk was about perfect in presentation, historic reference, insight.  Now a union organizer, Solnit once led the GMO Free [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Joe Rodota Trail: Where Do the Homeless Go?

The 200+ residents of Joe Rodota Trail, Santa Rosa, were evicted this week. Felt like a tragic consequence of putting the poor last, never offering enough to make life good. So we worked with DSA North Bay (Democratic Socialists) and made enough breakfast burritos for nearly all the campers on [...]

By | February 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Awakening the Dreamer: Just what you need in 2020!

Want, in your heart and your body to be part of the solution to all that ails us?  War, climate crisis, rascism, injustice of all sorts? We're presenting Awakening the Dreamer Symposium Sun. 1/12, 1pm, Sebastopol Grange, to offer grace and light and a way forward.  So I've pledged to [...]

By | January 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Real spooky stuff and how to deal…WAR? Flood? FAMINE? Humor?

Is 2020 a bellweather year? Yes. We'll know a whole lot more about the future of human and planetary life by year's end...but to be fully empowered during this year will take an act of acrobatics we may never previously have seen!  Give yourself over to giggles if you have [...]

By | January 8th, 2020|0 Comments

A good brain washing is desired by all, yes? Clearing now…

This New Year’s Day 2020 Alive and well Living just outside Petaluma, Egg Basket of the World, First town North of Marin, Tourists, though no boats due to silt; Lots of pubs. Skies are vermillion of a good evening, And THIS morning! Full of bird song, Brilliant sun floods our [...]

By | January 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Conversation with a fawn under the curly willow

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By | November 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Bioneers roundup: Joy and Tears as we (skirt) apocalypse

Decompressing from three days at Bioneers in the still gorgeous Frank Lloyd Wright Marin Civic Center...felt like I was pushed up against a brick wall waking this am...challenge is too weak a word for what comes next!  Exhausted, over-booked brain meets sore throat - but it's always well worth it! [...]

By | October 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Visions for a liveable future: Bioneers Conference at age 30…

Bioneers, the cheering section for climate activists!  We're going for three days.  So glad to be able to hear and maybe ask a question of Paul Hawken after we've presented his DRAWDOWN workshops (projects that reverse global warming) around Sonoma County, and for Bill McKibben, author, founder, 350.0rg, whose book, [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|0 Comments