Bob and I had a perfect Christmas Day. We lazed around in the morning and then took some food over to Jason and Haruka’s at noon. Bob showed us how to make Seitan and I made some seitan lunchmeat. David came by and we walked through the woods to play some disc golf at [...]
Link stopped by today and we had a long three way conversation with Bob about this and that. Eventually, the topic of unconditional love came up. Bob referred to something Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote about people getting hung up on the word love, as in “love thy neighbor.” Vonnegut suggested we substitute the word [...]
Last weekend Bob and I joined Matt and Lyle for a trip to the shore to join a group of writers and activists at Orion’s Grassroots Network Southeast Regional Conference in Columbia, NC. Over our two days there, we enjoyed a good mix of idea exchange, campfire, hiking and birdwatching.
Our group of twenty-six [...]
We often say we’d be Amish without the religion because we admire their simple, industrious lifestyle. Not to mention their expertise in farming with animal power.
We also think Quakers are pretty neat. Especially as regards their Peace Testimony. Over the years, many conscientious objectors have been Quakers. The tireless promotion of non-violence earned Quakerism [...]
Last night at 7:25, Bob reminded himself to bring his flashlight and I slipped my camera in my pocket. Then we picked up a pot of pasta and beans, headed out the door, and walked down the driveway to the house where Jessi, Ian, Greg and Jack live.
The Sunday night potluck is one [...]
Link’s house mate, Simon has twice startled me by entering a room wearing a cow’s pelvis on his head. Masks don’t generally sit well with me and when Simon appears in this get up, It gives me the heebie jeebies.
I try to pretend that it is just Simon in his bone outfit. I try [...]
Matt got a new camcorder and brought it by Camelina the other night. At the same time, Ian dropped by with the good news that he had passed the big test, allowing him to move forward with his Ph.D.
So, over peanuts and beers, they filmed this trial short.
Something tells me this is [...]