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care for Parent Earth

It’s part of my life’s work to care for Parent Earth, model responsibility, understand my role or place in the forest and in Oregon in general.  Yes, I want to keep living in Oregon for a while–it’s my home now.  I want to make art about these truths, including writing about them. No, I don’t… Read More »

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taunting NAMI

When I saw the NAMI table at the SWANfest, I started daydreaming about taunting NAMI. Taunting NAMI is a fantasy more than a reality.  But NAMI represents the powerful standard belief that the system is good, and we just have to try harder to adapt ourselves to it.  Normal is desirable and within reach, if… Read More »

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trash

I’ve been going for walks by myself sometimes, when Ming is out serving the hungry.  I feel brave and kind of free–at the same time, exposed.  But it’s early enough that few people are out and about.  I see tons of trash. The shopping cart was made to facilitate capitalism, which is exploitative production of… Read More »