Category Archives: Money & Economics

Looking at alternatives to our current failing economic system.

The New York Series continues.

Beyond The Bronx – Following the heart. Jennifer describes her journey from The Bronx as she follows her heart to Los Angeles then to Pittsburgh as life was slightly nudging her to where she is today. Enjoy the journey! LIKE … Continue reading

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New York City Speaks.

Hello everyone. The city that is near and dear to my heart just saw me fall deeper in love. Come walk the streets with me and meet the people and see the streets that make this city great! It’s a … Continue reading

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Vanda tells her interesting tale.

Hello everyone. Spring is in the air, adventure is on the wing. I hope you all have excitement awaiting around the corner. I learned a lot today talking to a fellow traveler on her life voyage. What is handfasting, and … Continue reading

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Living Without Money – Why?

Hello everyone, Here I speak with a man at my local market who has been living for the last few years in a different way. Everyone deals with money in some part of their life. Julian explains why he has … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines – The other side of the story.

I love watching the large vanes of wind turbines spinning and creating usable electricity. I prefer that sight to the steam coming out of cooling towers in a nuclear facility any day. In the wake of Fukushima and other like disasters, why wouldn’t … Continue reading

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“Houston, we have a problem!”

Apollo 13’s infamous understatement, but I love that line. I remembered watching those astronauts going up, and along with my schoolmates holding my breath hoping they would get back down. After their immediate shift in reality they needed to work … Continue reading

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Money-free – well not quite;-)

A recent book has been published by a person whose story I came across in Permaculture magazine. The Moneyless Manifesto is an experience I followed in the magazine, but haven’t gotten around to reading the full book yet. What Mark … Continue reading

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Take back the ‘hood’, after all it’s yours.

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Positively powerful is that four letter word and indescribable emotion – fear. We humans respond strangely to it. We wage war because of it or even … Continue reading

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Turn austerity into a great life adventure.

So what is a kid from The Bronx doing all grown up and now living in a small village in the south of France? Building composting toilets, putting up solar panels and trying to understand what his neighbor’s are saying. … Continue reading

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Small, debt free, and still open for business.

I stared out the shop window and once again the sun shone. “They lied,” I said to myself. “It’s nearly March and we’ve been here a few months and the weather has been fantastic.” Such was our first year shaping … Continue reading

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