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Setbacks & Collaboration; A New House & Nia Training

May 9th, 2010 · No Comments · community

Life has been . . . . .  intense lately. The statewide rideshare project I’ve been leading has been having setbacks, and then actually had its funding yanked (a situation not unique to this particular project). [ Update: It since had its funding restored. ] So I’ve been collaborating like crazy with my colleagues to [...]

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Unclothing This Horse

December 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments · lifestyle

The jury is in. I’ve decided to delve farther into my satisfaction, actually my enchantment, with the clothes I’ve already got, and not shop for or buy any garments for at least six months. Ta-da!
I can picture my male readers, maybe especially the ones without a female in the home, scratching their heads and saying, [...]

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Dancing, Reading, Fully Alive

December 6th, 2009 · No Comments · global warming and climate change, 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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