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On The Importance Of Selfishness

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: Zootown: The Grateful Unrich…)

Missoula, MT 1989

After a year traversing the planet and a few months of blue-collar reality working 80 hour weeks with a Pipe Fitters Union in Minneapolis, my plunge back into academia at the University of Montana in the fall of 1989 is reverse culture shock central. 1,126 more words

Dean Henderson

Lured to Lourdes

Travelling through the Lot and Gironde in divine weather, unseasonal for early September, was a pleasure. A landscape of vineyards, sunflowers and fruit trees, the panorama from the terrace of the gite, Moulin de Vent, where we dined alfresco and drank the produce of the region as the sunset on most evenings of our vacation. 274 more words

Religion

Coursing the myth

The priest dressed in his mystic robes

Sprinkles the course with magic water

Calling down a benediction from on high

Not on the goaded beaten hounds… 138 more words

Poetry

Tea Rituals with Móðguðr, or The Path of Endarkenment

Sometimes I wonder if the plants and the rocks, the minerals themselves aren’t somehow pointing the way back to our pre-Judeo-Christian roots.”

~ Frank Hadley Murphy, … 861 more words

The Hermitage

Tanya Tagaq, Throat Singer

I can’t quite decide whether this is brilliant or complete bullshit:

After I got over my initial revulsion, even horror of the sounds coming out of  69 more words

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