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It is said that Jesus was able to turn water into wine. While such truly miraculous skill to this day remains confined to the realm of saints and sages, I bring good news about a wine-making ...
by citisven
Comment Count 63 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 07:56 AM PST with 63 Recommends
(All photos ©BlueJessamine.) The world's pretty crazy out there. Holidays can be stressful, so a few photos.
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 08:29 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Autumn 2014. (All photos ©BlueJessamine.)
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 12:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Impressions from Northern California People's Climate Rally Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland, CA, September 21, ...
by citisven
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 04:59 PM PDT with 94 Recommends
offered at Politico. I know, I have put up some photos in my diaries over the years. This photo essay perhaps can bring you closer to the reality of what far too many in this country still face, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 10:59 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last Wednesday night I joined about 80 fellow cyclists in a memorial ride to honor seven cyclists recently killed in the streets of San Francisco. The Ride of Silence , first held in Dallas in ...
by citisven
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 11:08 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
by Attack Gardener
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
A Day in a Less Developed Life. Parque Biblioteca España, Medellín. The desire to create comfort and security for ourselves probably counts as one of the most rudimentary motivations in the ...
by citisven
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 03:57 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum , a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and ...
by citisven
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:50 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
The weather has changed turning colder.
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 01:06 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Two weekends ago, San Francisco's migrating street party known as Sunday Streets found itself a warm spot right smack in the middle of the city's Tenderloin neighborhood. It was, as always, as much ...
by citisven
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 04:24 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
a (bike) writer with a camera self-portrait In 2009, after 13 years of wordsmithing and playing in a rock & roll band accompanied by a series of eclectic day jobs, I set out to be ...
by citisven
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 02:17 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
You know you've come a long way in the fight for equality when the people you come across at the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco are these guys. On the right is Mitch Mayne, one of the driving ...
by citisven
Comment Count 160 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 04:54 PM PDT with 118 Recommends
Last Saturday was one of those days on the calendar that seems to magically attract all the cool happenings around town. Usually with multiple invitations on the same day you end up having to make ...
by citisven
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 08:15 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
A couple of months ago I was asked to do an assignment for Alternet about the future of cardboard as a viable renewable alternative to other, less renewable packaging, building, and common use ...
by citisven
Comment Count 114 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:18 AM PST with 192 Recommends
About a month ago I got a snapshot of what it might be like to live in a less fossil-fueled and growth-driven world. I had been working on an assignment for Shareable Magazine on How to Bring ...
by citisven
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 04:32 PM PST with 102 Recommends
Every year for as long as I can remember, since way back in my childhoodI always went to Union Square in San Francisco for "Black Friday". My Grand parents, (both dead now) used to take me. It was *...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 09:27 AM PST with 31 Recommends
A group of fifteen French workers visited the Bainport camp yesterday with a filmmaker, a lawyer, and a journalist in tow. These visitors came to show solidarity with the workers of the Sensata plant.
by Wendi Kent
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 08:44 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
People are camping out under the stars in Freeport, Illinois. Unfortunately, it's not for fun. This rural area is now home to 175 people who will be out of work by Christmas of 2012 and they are ...
by Wendi Kent
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 07:49 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
A week ago, I returned from a visit to NYC where I attended the BlogHer 2012 conference. As I do before any trip, I printed out my handy packing list and meticulously crossed things off as they ...
by liberated spaces
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 01:29 PM PDT with 22 Recommends