Monthly Archives: July 2015

Microorganisms, agriculture, and rain

I’ve written previously about how bacteria (and other microorganisms) are important to the health of soil, and how certain agricultural practices can harm those organisms and reduce that health. Well now people are asking if some of those same practices … Continue reading

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Rethinking/redefining goals

I think I’ve complained here about feeling frustrated by not having clear goals, either in terms of where this whole spirit business is going or the mundane career piece of that. Gods know I’ve complained about it plenty of other … Continue reading

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Restoration, regeneration, resilience

Once upon a time, I decided to pursue a career in architecture because “sustainable design” sounded like a really good idea, a way to make a positive impact on the world, to do something beneficial for the environment. After a … Continue reading

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Links: The land (connections/water/damage)

I read the following within the last week; I suspect many of my readers might appreciate them, too. Lorna Smithers’ heartbreaking “Spirit of the Aquifer” Lengthy but worth it piece on Grist about the connections between groundwater and surface water, … Continue reading

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Water networks

The problems that many regions, like California, are having with drought and water sources are getting a lot of attention recently – especially with how, in California, there have been no regulations in place as to how much groundwater is … Continue reading

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No drilling; no spilling

I went to an anti-Shell/arctic drilling gathering today; there are two scheduled in Portland this weekend, with additional actions in coming days to come, because one of Shell’s ice breakers will be in town soon to get some repairs. There … Continue reading

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Illusions; chains

I recall an old family friend, imagine him asking why I never replied to his emails. “Because I never found the sexist ‘jokes’ funny, I never found sexism funny even as a child.” I’m getting really irate, imagining this – … Continue reading

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