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Lessons from a Plastic Spoon: Simplicity, Solidarity, and the Low-waste Journey

Today, a plastic-use-fail spoon from lunch became a inter-generational learning experience. I washed the accidental plastic spoon and suddenly, by grandmother was there. She passed on a few years ago, so her presence was more memory/felt presence than sudden POOF-teleportation. 1,021 more words

1st Place Finish at 4th Friday Poetry Slam at Kukuau Studio in Hilo - January 26, 2018

An incredible honor to once again place 1st at the 4th Friday Poetry Slam in Hilo at Kukuau Studio, this time on January 26, 2018. The folks at Kukuau, including Mr. 100 more words

Pablo's Poetry

Tell legislators to restore pesticide disclosure, notification to SB3095. Protect ALL our kids with buffer zones around schools. Deadline Feb 19.

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Remember SB3095–the so-called environmental protection bill from last week? It WAS a mandatory pesticide disclosure bill with a five school buffer zone pilot program. 334 more words


#JusticeForBoga: The Growing Awareness of Animal Rights in Star Wars

The idea of animal rights as a social cause is nothing new; the ASPCA was founded in 1866. But when you take a broader look at the… 1,206 more words

Animal Rights

Peace, Friendship and Environmental Justice: The Alton Gas Resistance

“We are all Treaty people.” It’s a phrase we’re hearing more often these days. But what does it really mean, here in Mi’kma’ki? And what does it have to do with environmental justice? 709 more words

I'll be an Ancestor One Day

Even though I don’t like talking about myself, here’s a story about me.

Tampa Tribune. June 20, 1994. Front page: “Illness Turns Life in New Direction.” It’s a story about a young mother with five children, who lived in Whitneyville, Maine, pursued a Biology degree at University of Maine at Machias, became very ill with a disease called endometriosis, and then found a career in medical research. ¬† 100 more words

Downeast Maine

Join Us at City Hall!

Next¬† Wednesday (February 21) myself and many others will be giving public testimony to the City of Seattle, asking them to pass a resolution against Tacoma’s… 40 more words

Political Action