Tag Archives: Cascades

See Politics Post Art

See politics, post art. Make sure that comma is in there because otherwise it sounds like an invitation to watch politics create art. The phrase came to mind one day when I realized that my artist friends were more likely … Continue reading

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Weirdnesses Approaching

As if the world wasn’t weird enough, it’s getting weirder. Sometimes that’s a good thing. Luckily, humans evolved to be adaptable, and that adaptability is being tested. The following is a Friday night random list of shifts, changes, and trends … Continue reading

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Telling Retirement Tales

Tomorrow night I tell a tale. The tale I’ll tell will be of a year of life in nature in near-wilderness. The fact that I was able to triple the task and turn it into a series is also a … Continue reading

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Frugal Disaster Preparedness

Even before last weekend’s post my intuition suggested I should cancel most of my plans for the week. I made a trip to the store, bought lots of soup ingredients and oranges, and lined up low expectations. Maybe it was … Continue reading

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Words For Woes And Wows

Take notes. If your life is like most, you aren’t bored, incredible changes are rearranging your life, and you can’t count on your past to predict your future. We live in a time of great stories and, as a non-fiction … Continue reading

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Minimalism Meets A Carport Sale

  Wind, rain, a few degrees within fifty degrees, and I’m having a carport sale. Not the best timing, but finances suggest I should do this. (Almost Everything Must Go) I’m certainly not doing this because I want to do … Continue reading

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Links to Gifts 2011

By request, which caught me by surprise, I’ve put together this short list to the various online places where my books and photos are available. Evidently, some people, some shoppers, would like to see all of the possibilities in one … Continue reading

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Fencing

Wind dropped a tree across a friend’s fence, providing an unnoticed opportunity for the dogs to sojourn. Luckily, they missed it. Wind caught the wisteria that drapes across my backyard fence, and helped break a 4×4 post. Impressive. Fences are … Continue reading

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Tell Me More

Ideas and stories are insubstantial, numerous, and we only hear a few. No wonder my passions are people and ideas. Occasionally I’ll launch into monologue when I find a receptive audience. Maybe that’s why I enjoy teaching and speaking, and … Continue reading

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PSCZ

No, PSCZ is not a stock. Wait a minute while I check, maybe it is. It’s not a stock. (But PSCZX is a $2B mutual fund.) Around my neighborhood, PSCZ stand for the Puget Sound Convergence Zone. Cliff Mass’ excellent … Continue reading

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