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The Art Of Self-Entertaining

September 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · entertainment, lifestyle, money

Happy autumn equinox! The equinox actually falls two days from now on Saturday, but since I post on Thursdays and Sundays, here a few ideas now on how to celebrate the autumn equinox. This post also sparks further ideas. What is your favorite source of entertainment? Is it watching TV,

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Happy Summer Solstice: Dancing Atop Stonehenge

June 19th, 2012 · No Comments · nature, spirituality

Today’s post is a photo by tarotastic honoring the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Can you imagine  dancing atop Stonehenge? This was taken on June 22, 2005. I’m currently devoting all my writing-time to the very final proofing and edits of my novel Revelle, which happens to be about . . . a [...]

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Dancing, Reading, Fully Alive

December 6th, 2009 · No Comments · climate change (global warming), health & well being

Later this month I’ll write about the climate talks in Copenhagen; I hope that world leaders are brave enough to embrace significant change. This weekend, a cold and blustery one here in Portland, I’ve been dancing, writing haiku with Colleen, and continuing to help Mahamudi, a 13 year old from Somalia, learn to read. (Mahamudi [...]

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The Best Entertainment I’ve Ever Had

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · community, entertainment, food & drink, health & well being, simplicity

Pretend we were all alive together 300 years ago, or 300,000 years ago. What would we do for fun, in the absence of  internet, movies, television, and everything else made possible by cheap fossil fuels? I think we’d do  what my friends did with me last night to celebrate my birthday: entertain each other without [...]

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Looking Ahead: Dancing & Singing On My 50th

July 30th, 2009 · 3 Comments · community, entertainment

What are you doing on Saturday night, November 13, 2010? (OK, so I like to plan ahead a little.) I know what I’m doing: celebrating my 50th birthday with a song and dance performance and dinner party with and for my community. If you’re among my friends and family, please put this on your calendar. [...]

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Birthday Dancin’

November 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment · community, entertainment, health & well being, lifestyle

What’s your favorite low-carbon way to celebrate your birthday? (Today is my birthday). Mine has got to be dancing with a group of people. My friend and former housemate Micki invited me and three other dancing fools to Billy Bang’s here in Portland last night to dance to The Insomniacs, a blues/rock band. What a [...]

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