Monthly Archives: February 2009

What is the Name That is Big Enough to Hold Your Life?

BLOG What is the Name That is Big Enough to Hold Your Life? Thinking more about Meg Wheatley and Chris Corrigan’s “Big Question“: From Meg: How do you call yourself? How do you identify yourself? And have you chosen a … Continue reading

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Links of the Week — February 21, 2009

BLOG Links of the Week — February 21, 2009 Good Magazine charts fuel efficiency (gallons of fuel per passenger to travel 350 miles) under different capacity situations for different means of travel. Thanks to Craig De Ruisseau for the link. … Continue reading

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Fooled by Randomness, Risk and Opportunity

BLOG Fooled by Randomness Nassim Taleb is a very bright guy. He has some strange social and communication skills (he savagely ridicules those he thinks exemplify foolish qualities, he’s annoyingly arrogant, and he comes across as a bit scatterbrained both … Continue reading

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25 Things That I’m Not

BLOG 25 Things That I’m Not “25 things about me” collage; thanks to Pete McGregor for #25; all other photos except #8, #10, #16 by the author On Saturday I mentioned the ’25 Things About Me’ meme, and suggested there … Continue reading

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practice

BLOG practice two chickadee photo (and research) by Dave Bonta she watches from the cedar tree this young and patient chickadee as older birds flit gracefully to feeder perch and back; she sees the deft maneuver each trip needs to … Continue reading

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Links for the Week — February 14, 2009

BLOG Links for the Week — February 14, 2009 “25 things about me” collage; thanks to Pete McGregor for #25; all other photos except #8, #10, #16 by the author Mindmap as Course/Conference Curriculum: My friend Geoff has done something important, … Continue reading

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Where I Might Be Meant to Live

BLOG Where I Might Be Meant to Live As you probably know, I’ve decided I’m ready to walk away from our civilization culture and just be nobody-but-myself: I’m going to find someplace natural, someplace warm and peaceful, probably near forests … Continue reading

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Walking Away

BLOG Walking Away Photo by Second Life artist Nevar Whitfield Several of you gave me a hard time over my article on co-ops, specifically because I said I wouldn’t personally be part of the co-op movement. I’m not sure whether … Continue reading

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Co-operatives: The Feeling is Mutual

BLOG Co-operatives: The Feeling is Mutual The virtuous cycle of the Natural Economy, described in this earlier post A co-operative, basically, is a form of organization whose members share a common purpose (not earning a profit) and whose members are all … Continue reading

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Links of the Week — Saturday February 7, 2009

BLOG Links of the Week — Saturday February 7, 2009 A tag cloud/Wordle of the bios of those following me on twitter, via twittersheep. Thanks to Dave Snowden for the link. “Love” (in blue at the bottom) is way too … Continue reading

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