Forests Forever: Sustainable Logging Approaches for Various Ecosystems

    Through his new book Forests Forever, environmental activist and educator John Berger brings his contribution to discussions concerning world forest management. Broadly analyzing ecology, law, policy, and history as they relate to global forest ecosystems, Berger draws upon scientific information and cultural values to advocate certain kinds of sustainable logging practices. Berger opposes clearcutting […]

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Utopian Communes Grow Up: Orsi and Doskow’s Sharing Solution

Shared property and housing bring to mind varied associations: memories of college dorms, hippie communes, cults, or shelters and poverty. A pair of northern California lawyers have just put together a new book which not only posits sharing as a positive ecological, money-saving and community-building example, but also details and works through many of the […]

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My Grandfather’s Carving: Second Story from the Portuguese

My Grandfather’s Carving   by   Didacus Ramos   (best read with Coffee Liqueur—maybe straight scotch and Double Chocolate pound cake)   “Ill drive,” she said.  I got in on the passenger side.  “Push the seat back.  The boys sit in the back and I use that seat as my office.  Oh, sorry for the […]

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Femina Potens Gallery (San Francisco)’s call for 2010 submissions

2010 Visual Arts Exhibition season.   Femina Potens is a non-profit community art gallery and performance space dedicated to the advancement of women and transgendered artists located in the heart of San Francisco’s Castro District.  We are looking for art works in all mediums painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture (although small sculptures and wall mounted […]

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A New York Adventure – short fiction by Patsy Ledbetter

       Candace, Shelly and Tina stepped off the platform into the subway train.  They were thrilled to find seats available.  The New York Subway system was a maze of people, garbage and bumps.       The three friends were visiting Manhattan for the very first time and it was so exciting!  Shelly had been responsible […]

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Alexandra Marlin – Photography

  Based in Southern California, Alexandra Marlin brings a gentle warmth and a sense of imagination and creative connection to the people and events she captures with her camera. You may find her online at http://www.alexandramarlin.com or email stitchmarlin@gmail.com – she can be hired for headshots and special occasions.

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