Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

From the central Kentucky woods

Posted March 25th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on From the central Kentucky woods

Today from Margaret Swedish: My cabin sits in the woods of central Kentucky on what is really a large farm.  The group of 7 cabins is spread thin through the woods in a hollow.  This morning, as I walked down the road to get to this computer, I strolled through half a dozen or more […]

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On the road again

Posted March 19th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on On the road again

Today from Margaret Swedish: Dear Blog Readers,  I will be on the road over these next several weeks, part of that time doing a writing retreat in the Kentucky woods.  This will give me more time to ponder things like global warming, climate change, the new reality that is descending upon this society with peak […]

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We cannot sustain this lifestyle

Posted March 15th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on We cannot sustain this lifestyle

From Margaret Swedish at the ides of March: A thought for the day — it is abundantly clear that we can no longer sustain our lifestyles.  Back in 1997, a deputy director at the World Bank, Sven Burmeister of Sweden, put it this way:  the earth has the carrying capacity to support the consumption levels […]

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What I want to blog about

Posted February 24th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on What I want to blog about

A conjunction of crises is about to present US society with some stark realities.  Climate change due to global warming, natural resource depletion, peak oil production and the looming energy crisis, along with multiple economic disasters in the waiting, are coming together to pose enormous challenges for this society. 

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