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I happened upon this great-looking permaculture resource from Chris Evans and Jakob Jesperson: The Farmers’ Handbook. It grows out of years of experience in Nepal but could be helpful anywhere.Read More
Among a long list of foolish things I’m taking up in my maturing years, I can now add learning how to work with draft horses. I don’t know how far I’ll take this interest. One thing that sunk in at a recent weekend workshop is how steep the learning curve is and how dangerous it [...]Read More
I’ve been coming across tidbits recently that echo some half-formed thoughts in my own mind about the worth of long sentences, long books, complex thoughts.Read More
One of the weights I carry from my academic days is a fear that in telling my story of living and working in Nepal, I’ll be appropriating The Other. As weights go, it could be a lot worse; I’m not complaining. But I’m always delighted and relieved to find others grappling with the same question in creative ways….Read More
I’m trying to figure out why this story on the extreme sport of yak skiing appeals so much today. It’s certainly not the sport itself; I have no desire to be towed uphill by a yak racing downhill….Read More
This is where I share half-baked, unedited musings and curate an eclectic assortment of links and images. A writer and blogger based in Oregon, I sometimes write about writing but mostly offer the inspirations and distractions I find in nature. Why? To cultivate patience and mindfulness as I navigate the publishing world. As an aspiring farmer, I also promote biodiversity and share what I learn from farming traditions around the world. And as a cultural anthropologist and recovering academic, I sometimes ponder cultural diversity across time and space and rant about social injustices.
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