Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fall Focus (or, It’s Fall: Time to Focus!)

After consultation with my (new)* adviser, I’ve decided to narrow my focus a bit from what I had been thinking of before. I was having a hard time trying to separate one idea (the community garden) from another (local-food resources … Continue reading

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globalrevolution – live streaming video powered by Livestream

globalrevolution – live streaming video powered by Livestream. I can’t pretend this isn’t happening. A collection of “The Other 99%” are staging an occupation of the Wall Street area in New York City, demanding serious political and financial reform. If … Continue reading

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Checking out skills…from the Library

One of the big lessons I’ve learned over the past year is the value of knowledge, skills, and some specialized equipment in trying to shift to a more local and sustainable means of obtaining food. It’s a terrible loss when … Continue reading

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The Travel Blog Begins

I’ve started another blog for more travel and transportation-related stuff, including more on our epic cross-country journey of earlier this summer. Go here. Tell your friends.

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A Funny Thing Happened…

After I wrapped up my school project and took a few days’ break, I realized that I wasn’t really finished; I was just getting started. A year in geologic time is next to nothing; from the land’s point of view, … Continue reading

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Summary Report Posted

I posted an edited version of my final report to my faculty here. Or you could open the new page right above this post. Either way is fine with me.

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Crossroads

This blog began, as you may recall,  as part of my “Independent Learning Contract” for a college degree. Well, the contract has been successfully concluded. I got full credit and a glowing evaluation. Now what? I wrote a summary report … Continue reading

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