Category Archives: politics

Cottage industries support community

  How can rural communities  advance the common goal of economic stability, healthy living and environmental stewardship? Food, clothing and shelter are the necessities of human survival. These industries and the transportation of these goods also have the largest impact … Continue reading

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King Kamehameha Day – June 11

Indigenous Culture June 11 is King Kamehameha Day in Hawai’i. This official holiday was established by royal decree on December 22, 1871 by King Kamehameha V to honor his great grandfather, Kamehameha I who united the Hawaiian Islands in 1810 … Continue reading

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earthstonestation enviro-news

This has been an interesting week with two important news reports about the environment being published. Both are reports about a first – one bad, one good. The First report from Hawaii could affect every living thing on the planet. … Continue reading

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I’m voting for my mother

We are near the end of the election campaign in the U.S. and in a couple weeks people will be casting their ballots. This year I’m voting for my Mother, not for her beauty or for the delicious food that … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail – the beginning

Not Your Every Day Hike My home the Lower Farm in northern New Mexico is a mile distant from the village of Ledoux, which is just a small cluster of adobe homes. Past my gate men on horseback frequently drive … Continue reading

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Wind Farm – Cons, part 5

Wind Turbines Generate Electricity and Controversy: a series on whats  in the wind. Opponents objections and concerns regarding wind turbines can be listed in eight distinct categories: Visual, Altering Vegetation,Noise (part 1), Bird/Bat deaths (part 2), Intermittent Power (part 3), … Continue reading

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Eye Witness to Trinity

5:29:45 am, July 16, 1945 35 miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico in the Jornada del Muerto desert Jack Aeby steadied his camera and in quick succession clicked three frames. At the same time Berlyn Brixner raised his motion picture … Continue reading

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