Monthly Archives: January 2010

Therapeutic Landscapes – Naomi Alena Sachs

I have just discovered a woman named Naomi Alena Sachs who is a landscape architect up in the Hudson River Valley who is calling her work: Therapeutic Landscapes. Here is a link to her blog and a recent entry about … Continue reading

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WHAT I`VE LEARNED by Omer Washington

WHAT I`VE LEARNED — by Omer Washington I’ve learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned that no matter how much … Continue reading

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When I Am Among the Trees – Poem by Mary Oliver

When I Am Among the Trees by Mary Oliver When I am among the trees, especially the willows and the honey locust, equally the beech, the oaks and the pines, they give off such hints of gladness. I would almost … Continue reading

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Messenger – Poem by Mary Oliver

Messenger by Mary Oliver My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird—equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old?  Is … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn (1922-2010): A Tribute to the Legendary Historian with Noam Chomsky, Alice Walker, Naomi Klein and Anthony Arnove

A very great man has died today. I mourn the loss. A great man of amazing courage, conviction, activism and vision. It is well worth the time to watch this piece from Democracy Now, with Amy Goodman. via Howard Zinn … Continue reading

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“Here you are, Alive…” quote- Mary Oliver

“That’s the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning. ‘Here you are, alive. Would you like to make a comment?’” –Mary Oliver, from the foreword of her book Long Life: Essays and other Writing

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Gardeners must unite to save Britain’s wildlife, experts urge

A friend just sent this to me… for all Gardeners, regardless of what continent you live on: via Gardeners must unite to save Britain’s wildlife, experts urge.

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