Monthly Archives: April 2015

Poster: A Community-Based Resilience Framework

Thanks to some suggestions from Transition Network co-founder Ben Brangwyn and others, I’ve revised and condensed the Community-Based Resilience Framework I published here a few months ago. The two main changes are the elimination of the accompanying explanation (my hope … Continue reading

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Wild Women

(photo by my brother Alan) Over the past two decades, most of what I consider the best creative writing, the best musical compositions, and the best performance and visual art have come from women. There’s something just odd, I think, about … Continue reading

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What It Means to Let Go

Most of my energies of late have been channeled into preparing myself to really see, at an experiential level, that my self, my mind, my sense of being all-of-a-piece, my sense of separateness, my sense of self-control and my sense … Continue reading

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Several Short Sentences About Learning

   The only useful learning experiences I have ever had have been at least initially self-directed and exploratory. This is despite having attended educational institutions, conferences, workshops and seminars that were generally led and organized by smart, caring people. Because … Continue reading

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