For the Love of a Good Harvest Muffin

For the Love of a Good Harvest Muffin

I love to think that as I age, I get wiser. I love to think that, but whether it is true or not, is another story, I imagine. Still, I do think that years of preparing for holiday madness have taught me a few things…like skip the madness and just enjoy your...
Finding Our Way Home

Finding Our Way Home

Do you ever find yourself coming back to something—a painting, a poem, a place in the landscape or an old photograph but not knowing why you continually return? The compulsion is apparently strong but the reasoning escapes you. I feel that way about the poem Four...
A Clean Renewable Current of Hope

A Clean Renewable Current of Hope

by Virginia Woulfe-Beili If there is to be a current of hope, it needs to ride on a renewable wave, a watt that does not harm A current that runs in both directions to harness the energy of the sun, the force of the wind and the power of the ocean. A current that does...
Benign Presence

Benign Presence

By Max Pohlman Every civilization has its Great Work to do depending on the circumstances in which it is embedded, according to cultural historian Thomas Berry, and he names our present task as, “moving modern industrial civilization from its present devastating...
Comedic Genius

Comedic Genius

by Sally Burgess My friend Max and I share a love of Rob Brezny’s work. His nearly 400-page tome called PRONOIA is filled with zany optimism, which teeters between nonsensical and brilliant. For instance: “In the future we will wear magic underwear made from eagle...