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Paranoia of Societal Collapse

Complex poem evoked from a stamp of a complex man. A complex man who promoted simplicity.  One of my paranoia is that our population will outgrow our planet’s ability to feed and water us. 146 more words


My Weekend Escape from the City

There are no shortages of weekend getaways in South Africa for all budget types. Nothing beats a short escape to a tranquile environment where the air smells fresher, the water tastes sweeter and time goes slowly. 195 more words

Arts, Places And Culture

A Green Thumbs Up.

Some of the first things I thought of when I started to go over my plan for transitioning into an off the grid lifestyle were the skills I would need to gain and master to support myself and my daughter. 534 more words


'Farmlife' for Gestalten

My first major commission in Berlin: writing project texts for Farmlife, a coffee table book by Gestalten about farm to table culture and all its worldwide proponents (young and old). 752 more words

I believe life should be more than working and paying bills. Life itself is so magnificent and powerful that it seems ridiculous that this 9 to 5 continual circle of hell has been the beloved “American Dream”.

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Be careful what you pray for

In my last post I was worrying over the lack of moisture we’ve had this winter. Now suddenly it seems we are getting hit left and right with storms. 766 more words

Living in the Moment


I stare out the window of our little camper at the snow covered building site, I try to be thankful for how far we’ve come. Dave has spent hours and hours pounding tires and we are almost to the point of needing plumbers and electricians to come stub things in. 739 more words