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I have been a highly mobile person in a highly mobile culture, descended from a long line of geographically flexible ancestors who moved from Wales and England to Massachusetts, Maryland and Virginia. 454 more words

Contemplative Life


Instead, I looked in another direction and discovered that the Yakama people once occupied 17,000 square miles and had three distinct language stocks. So, even back then one tongue was insufficient to articulate the vibrations of this place, even as an open desert. 324 more words



“The Commune Comes to America,” Life, July 18, 1969.
“A commune (the French word appearing in the 12th century from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a large gathering of people sharing a common life; from… 205 more words


Kramer on Grimerica


“Neil Kramer talks to Darren and Graham, hosts of Grimerica radio show.

‘Neil Kramer joins us for a fascinating chat about the mainstream control system, aspiring to be better people, the divinity of learning, and the spiritual path. 116 more words

Self Improvement

William Burroughs and Kurt Cobain: A Dossier

The Priest They Called Him

Cobain greatly admired Burroughs, instigating their collaboration on The “Priest” They Called Him and visiting the Beat legend at his home in Lawrence, Kansas. 2,127 more words



A wolf is powerful because it eats powerful food, Kokopelli warns me.

As for the girl-chasing man who’s always hungry, it’s “hair-pie,” he grins.

Although I’ve never hunted, I see points at which ancient traditions lurk within modern religious practices. 85 more words


Ebb and Flow

I’m reading an article in a 2009 issue of The Sun about Paul Krassner, a person whose name is tantamount to the countercultural movement of the 1960s in the United States.   1,353 more words