Tag Archive | sustainability

A few thoughts on packaging and healing


Hello readers, I recently heard a radio interview with a British gentleman who called himself a “garbologist”…His work involved archaeological excavations of Victorian era landfills. He explained that the first appearance of convenience foods and packaging was during the Victorian period. Glass containers and such were common. A few years ago, I watched a documentary […]

What we value: let’s change one simple thing


Hello readers, I felt really proud when I heard a comment from French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, who is currently presiding over the Paris climate talks. He noted that it is our responsibility, as western powers, to help countries across the African continent who are currently experiencing significant damage (terrible drought) from climate change. Africa […]

progressive reawakening


Hello readers, Are you an idealist? If you are anything like me, it probably really bothers you when you see an individual or some group of people or defenseless animals becoming the object of mistreatment or discrimination. Like me, you might be struggling to make a living and having the feeling that the little safety […]

Is your work sustaining you and the world?


Hello readers, Do you ever wonder why President Obama keeps reiterating that we need to train our children to focus on maths, sciences and technology, pushing them towards readiness for jobs and careers of the future, which are all ostensibly oriented towards the left-brained world of technology? Do you ever wonder why he doesn’t support […]

Fresh: a different perspective on the survival of humanity


Hello readers, If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, then you will know that my main quest in life, art, and in writing is to observe and respect reality, and to find balance between  human life and culture and all of nature.  In my search for a simpler life in harmony […]