I LOVE what Melissa Breyer has written in this blog, originally published at treehugger.com.  Tsundoku is a Japanese word for the practice of piling up books to save for later … even if you’ll never actually read them. Ha, ha, ha. I love it when a word shows up for a behaviour that some think I’m crazyContinue reading “Tsundoku”

Thoughtful Thursday: Joanna’s Corner

For those honouring the week long phase of darkness before solstice and the full moon. “Out of this darkness a new world can arise, not to be constructed by our minds so much as to emerge from our dreams. ⠀ : Even though we cannot see clearly how it’s going to turn out, we areContinue reading “Thoughtful Thursday: Joanna’s Corner”

Bringing About the Revolution by Xochitl Alvizo

Happy day friends. It’s Sunday – maybe you have a day off from your income-making labor, maybe you’re home with the kiddos working more than usual since they have no school, or maybe it’s a day you have all to yourself – whatever is before you, I have a word I’d like to share with…

Be the Change: Use of industrial term “Sustainability” misses Life on Earth

I received an email from a new Nuffield scholar, and immediately had to delve into the limitations of using the term “sustainability,” a popular word with the likes of Walmart and Bayer. The scholar wrote about inquiring into the quantitative aspects (ROCE, profit, cash flows etc.) and the qualitative aspects (carbon footprint, community contribution, enhancedContinue reading “Be the Change: Use of industrial term “Sustainability” misses Life on Earth”

Thoughtful Thursday: Bohemian Rhapsody

I saw Bohemian Rhapsody. It was the perfect portrayal of what it looks like when spirit infuses soul’s doing, and what happens when we lose sight of that work. The way Spirit infused an entire 1.5 billion Live Aid 1985 audience through the body and soul of Freddie Mercury, who led “the band in oneContinue reading “Thoughtful Thursday: Bohemian Rhapsody”