Tag Archives: Transition Towns

Listening to what the land says

Oh, I so looked forward to coming home and then I returned to a heat wave. I had been complaining that I never got warm enough in Europe and then had to suffer 97 degree Fahrenheit temperatures during the day … Continue reading

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England Part Two and Scotland

There was a certain poignancy leaving Sweden. Some of my cousins I may never see again since my plan at the moment is not to fly again once I am home. As well, this is true of my cousins in … Continue reading

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Belgium, Netherlands, and Sweden

You remember how I wrote that my contact in Ireland asked if I wanted to meet at a pub for a pint, and how my contact in England asked if I wanted to meet during a day of volunteering at … Continue reading

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The magical island of Ibiza, Spain

You might remember my telling you about Kibbutz Lotan’s “Green Apprenticeship Program” in the Arava Desert in Israel. If not, I’ll remind you that it provides an incredible opportunity for young people to learn about permaculture and sustainable living. While … Continue reading

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Israel, Part One

The tearful goodbye at the Manchester airport on the morning I left was in sharp contrast to the joyful celebration of my oldest granddaughter, Brooke’s, college graduation two days before on May 7. Leaving Louis for two and half months … Continue reading

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Deep Connections

The garden keeps calling me! I know I need to work on the last blog before I leave the States a week from now, but there’s so much work to be done in the Spring garden–weeding, adding compost, mulching, and, … Continue reading

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If I can’t dance…

The first time I attended a workshop led by Starhawk (a peace, environmental, and global justice activist and trainer, a permaculture designer and teacher, an author of many books, and a Pagan and a Witch–www.starhawk.org) I was really put off … Continue reading

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