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The complexity of our global situation is not easily understood when we approach it piecemeal. It is a system and all of its "parts" are interacting. Carbon is a common thread but we look at it ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I decided that since I can not stand without aid that I will not plant a garden this year. I fell once in the garden last year and I guess I really decided then. The decision becomes real as I let ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 11:32 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
by OldJackPine
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 08:13 AM PST with 50 Recommends
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
Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius The purpose of this diary is to report results from a recently published, peer reviewed study (behind paywall) examining the ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 135 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 69 Recommends
Something is happening in the organic farming community. This year the Northeast Organic Farming Association has been exploring carbon farming, “regenerative organic agricultural techniques for ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 06:12 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Well I woke Sunday morning with no way to hold my head that didn’t hurt… I woke with a headache. Despite the scotch last night, my throbbing head had less to do with ...
by OldJackPine
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 04:51 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
I’ve been going to public lectures on climate change at Harvard, MIT, and other places since at least 1980. Lately I’ve been thinking that I have yet to hear an ecologist talk about the subject.
by gmoke
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 06:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Ray Archuleta, a conservation agronomist with the National Resource Conservation Service, spoke at the National Conference on Soil and Cover Crops in Omaha this year. Ray delivered an authoritative ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 03:08 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
The latest Gallup polling shows that Americans are showing a growing level of concern about the environment. Levels of concern went up across the board for all environmental categories. However, the ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 11:07 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I have my limits because of health but I am in really high spirits for making this coming year a great one. The past year was strange one but it is behind us. The future is ours if we take it. ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 31, 2013 at 09:44 PM PST with 11 Recommends
It is quite puzzling that cultures across much of the northern hemisphere have chosen the season when the earth's tilt provides for much darkness and quiet as the time to be out and about, shopping ...
by citisven
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 11:42 PM PST with 81 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.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers..
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 06:30 AM PST with 31 Recommends
We carry the sea inside ourselves. We admire her from the safety of a blanket, perched high in the dunes, safe from riptides and undertows. Beyond the sandbars and shoals, where the green goes to ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Scrubbing soil from potatoes and squash leaves mud in the sink. The sweet earth scent moves my memory to turning and tilling, the cool roots in dark mould, the deep, stout color, near black. I ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 08:13 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 09:01 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Join us every Tuesday afternoon at the Daily Kos community political poetry club. Your own poetry is always welcome in the comments. Bongos, berets & ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Join us every Tuesday afternoon at the Daily Kos community political poetry club. Your own poetry is always welcome in the comments. Bongos, berets & ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 0 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
An entry in The Household Economy Last year, I started on the garden late. Aside from sneaking in a small potato patch in April, I didn't really get going until late May and early June. I had some ...
by aimlessmind
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 08:41 PM PDT with 25 Recommends