Eighth of an Acre Bounty

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Entries Tagged as 'Deep thinking'

Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose?

November 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Katie, over at GardenPunks posted this and after writing a (mini-rant) comment on her post I figured I might as well memorialize it here and pass on the link. This is one of the more eloquent responses to Prop 8 that I have seen from the media/pundits,despite the fact that Oberman and all other tv [...]

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I’ll give ya a dollar for my life back

October 10th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Back in April I made some pretty significant life changes. I have had a job since I was 14 years old, which makes that a good 17 years now. Always at a job that necessitated getting up and dressed and going in to the city each day. Over the past two years or so I [...]

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Tags: Deep thinking · Simplicity

Looking back at summer and the state of things

September 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Do you remember the heat? We didn’t have a lot of it this year, but we had some pretty hot days. I mentioned a while ago that we headed down to my friends land towards the end of August. It turned out to be one of the hottest days this year. That morning right before [...]

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Salatin’s manifesto (and my diatribe)

September 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments

I originally sat down to write a long overdue post of what I have been doing (since I certainly haven’t been posting). It quickly became apparent that I had to get something off my chest and my original post needed to be split into two, since I just couldn’t stop typing. The original post was [...]

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On Being Public

July 25th, 2008 · No Comments

I was trolling erm…surfing (damn this new interweb lingo) around yesterday visiting my regular-read blogs and came to Homesteading Hickory Hills and a rather surprising post. It seems the writer of this particular blog is fed up with the numerous visitors and lack of comments and had decided to stop posting. Of course I am [...]

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