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My tree friend

I subscribe to poem-a-day (https://poets.org/). Today’s poem is “To the Pine Tree” (which can be found at the end of this). That reminded me of the blog post I had written in 2019 about my tree friend. One thing we … Continue reading

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Educate yourself

This morning I was getting frustrated as I tried to discern what I might write about. There are so many things going on now like the coronavirus and its consequences. About the fossil fuel industry and the stimulus package. About … Continue reading

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NNA and Green New Deal

One of the main reasons I wanted to attend the National Network Assembly (NNA) was to see what other organizers might be doing about the climate emergency, the Sunrise Movement, and an Indigenous Led Green New Deal (GND). As I … Continue reading

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Direct Action Blocked by Train

Several of the planned sessions I attended at the National Network Assembly related to direct action. I also participated in the unplanned event. This began Friday (8/23/2019) morning with “Our Story: The Movement Vision and Values Project.” The speakers were … Continue reading

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My Tree Friend

I just returned from an amazing event, the National Network Assembly, held at the Des Moines YMCA Camp near Boone, Iowa. From information about the Assembly we received ahead of time, I knew I wouldn’t have WiFi or cell phone … Continue reading

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Technology Withdrawal

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National Network Assembly – Registration and Schedule

I probably wrote my most recent blog post, Led to Take Risks, with myself in mind. I wrote about my friend Christine Nobiss suggesting I attend the first National Network Assembly at the Des Moines YMCA Camp near Boone, Iowa, … Continue reading

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