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ON THIS DAY: March 13, 2017

March 13th is

Open An Umbrella Indoors Day *

Chicken Noodle Soup Day

Coconut Torte Day

Earmuff Day *

Good Samaritan Day

Napping Day

Smart & Sexy Day * 1,564 more words


Envisioning a sustainable world - Donella Meadows (by Lindsay Barbieri)

Prelude: Envisioning a Sustainable World.

As we move into the political realities of 2017, I have been thinking long and hard about this powerful talk – … 1,143 more words

It's complicated!...or is it?

I’ll  start with a question: What’s the difference between the two words ‘Complex’ and ‘Complicated’?

Have a think about that for a minute…and see what you arrive at. 1,800 more words

Brain Farts

Systems Thinking for your Tiny House on Wheels

I was introduced to Thinking in Systems by Donella Meadows back in the 90’s. Applying her principles of sustainable stewardship was a challenge. It took me five years from 2004 – 2009 to downsize and transition into a simpler, minimal resource, substantive lifestyle.  784 more words

Living The Sustainable Tiny Life

"Why is your proposed change so profound?"

My recent serialised post titled “Your Money or your Life!” proposed that every ‘large corporate’* should make a meaningful change…that would be for the good of all. 1,991 more words

Brain Farts

Glaciers are almost gone from Glacier National Park. – Donella Meadows http://ift.tt/1Wi4EIB

Donella Meadows

Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System - The Donella Meadows Institute

I have been thinking carefully about this article recently both because I feel I need to introduce the ideas here and because I am scheduled to run a class on it in June. 262 more words