Monthly Archives: May 2013

We Do Live In Interesting Times!

[‘The times they are a’changin’ – These well-worn words of our folk hero muse have taken on brand new meanings today.   The troubling changes are mounting ecologically, politically, economically and socially for the entire globe.  Perhaps only the tribal … Continue reading

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Defy Authority… Build Trust In One Another

So it now seems that Chris Hedges (TruthDig) and James Kunstler (CFN), both of whom have typically shown an underlying support for, and belief that the Curriculum was salvageable, have taken a more circumspect position of late. Select Title in Post Drop … Continue reading

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Deranged Ramblings from a Mere Observer in the Cheap Seats

[It is not often one discovers lucidity, especially in those most uncanny of places.  But sometimes, like Rasputin, one falls upon a lucky break, and the wheels of fortune turn in your direction, or not.  Today we are so blessed, … Continue reading

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09.05.13 – Victory Day Russia (День Победы)

May 9, 2013… The weather is perfect after a miserable two weeks of cold spring wind and rain here in Altai Krai.  It is a balmy 26o C  (low 80s F) sun high in the sky, with not a serious gust … Continue reading

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CH4 – The Alchemy of Fire From Ice

`(Thought experiment on a string) So, some modern Japanese alchemists have been busy at work finding a solution to our fossil fuel problem – Methane Hydrate.  Methane?  Holy farts, Batman!  We can fart ourselves to freedom!  Alternatively, if we were … Continue reading

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