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A worthwhile book to get hold of?

Hi everyone...I wanted to provide this notice of a library book that some of you might be interested in. The title: A Different Kind of Luxury by Andy Couturier. It's a Japanese perspective on…Continue

Started Oct 11, 2011

Inquiring for 'Talk Time'...
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Hi, Everybody...I've been kind of scarce, this year, since I've been totally focused on keeping other things going . . . and keeping pace with them! I've been entirely wrapped up with what many know…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irv Thomas Oct 4, 2011.

The Zeitgeist Movement
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Okay, friends, here we go again...Something New?How many among us have been in touch with this organization that I have just discovered. It is already a worldwide movement and, as I gather, one of…Continue

Tags: local/worldwide, allies, visions, fresh, systems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irv Thomas Mar 2, 2011.

How come no discussion about Anastasia communities??
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Hey, guys...Thanks to my friend and co-Sage, Al Bettles, from the Bay Area (remember him, at our 'elders booth' at the summer outreach event?), I have just learned of an entire whole range of Russian…Continue

Tags: groups, other, communities

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peggy Mauro Feb 25, 2011.

 

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What parts of our mission are you interested in (for example, growing food/food security, appropriate energy technologies, transportation, community building, etc.)?
community building
writing/publication (old style)
living cheap
alternative transportation
living without an automobile
networking
How do you see yourself being involved with Sustainable NE Seattle? What skills, talents and passions are you willing to share?
a 38-year history of being 'dropped out'
going 14 years without formal employment
66 years (overall) a hitch-hiker!
inspirational writer
List other affiliations/groups that you participate in with similar missions.
do my own 'Scrapbook' email newsletter to @ 130 people
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An outward inter-connection portal some of you may be interested in

I just picked up something from the Reality Sandwich site that some of you might be interested in checking out. And since they specifically mentioned Transition Towners in their announcement, it seems okay to post it here...



"The Evolver Social Movement launches SynchLink, tailoring the enormously popular social media site ChatRoulette, to enhance… Continue

Posted on June 18, 2010 at 2:07pm

Announcing a short presentation for Thursday (5/20) night's General Meeting

(I need to say, first of all, that this site doesn't make it clear to me how such an announcement is to be made. So I hope this both reaches folks, and isn't overly intrusive).



I intend to make a brief presentation, at the Thursday night monthly meeting, of a unique way that I use for reaching out and/or spreading the word about what we are up to -- or what individuals among us are up to. Communication is vitally important to 'what we are up to' and this is a usefully available tool… Continue

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 1:59pm

New book

Here is the opening paragraph of a new book review for

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

by Bill McKibben... (that is not a typographical error, in the title)



Community may suffer from overuse more sorely than any word in the dictionary. Politicians left and right sprinkle it through their remarks the way a bad Chinese restaurant uses MSG, to mask the lack of

wholesome ingredients. But we… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 12:33pm — 1 Comment

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At 3:59pm on November 24, 2009, Sue McGann said…
Welcome Irv,
we have a potluck dinner, film and discussion tonite (see Events for details). Hope you can make it!
John
 
 
 

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