A book review of Van Jones’s latest release, Rebuild the Dream.
Oakland, California: We set off to the port before sunset. When we got past the bridge, I looked back and as far as I could see was an ocean of people marching their way up and over the bridge onto the port. Behind a General Strike sign, protesters of many different backgrounds and ages (there […]
A firsthand report and personal perspective on what the Occupy/Liberate Oakland movement is all about.
I just returned from a hike where I saw tens of thousands of ladybugs (aka Convergent Lady Beetles) scrambling over each other on logs and twigs, in crevices and cracks, and over thorny vines trying to stay warm. Three bugs thick in some places, these red swarms have been populating sunlit spots … [Read More...]
More than 50 miles northeast of Beirut lies Baalbek, ruins of Canaanite and later, Roman architecture. Once called Heliopolis, City of the Sun, it houses multi-ton rocks whose cutting and moving predated the Christian era. The Temple of Jupiter, seen here, weighs 455-tons, according to archeologists.
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Drawn by nature’s allure, I find myself a student of its irreplaceable diversity. We have a long way to go to restore what we’ve destroyed. Yet a vast ocean of life still thrives just beyond housing developments, past urban streets, over jumbled … [Read More...]
We always think of texture as something you must touch to understand. But seeing texture evokes a response as well.