Before Europeans, The Mississippi Basin was home to hundreds of tribes of stone age people living in relative harmony with the land and each other. With no concept of ownership, no idea about property rights, no notion of state, no high-tech agriculture, no aerial photography…
…they understood the importance of stream confluences on a spiritual level. Continue reading
The sun shows its face in the edges of a bright beam promising a fresh start in a new covenant with the god of nature. No dogma of economy nor doctrine of ecology for envy, strife, confusion, misunderstanding nor lack of forgiveness. All has been reset for the coming day…
An ordinary yellow pencil
Using a piece of stout string or chain, attach a regular pencil to a nice heavy clipboard that holds a good thick yellow legal pad and what do you have?
But you’ll need an operating system. Doodles of inventions, poems, notes, renderings of all sorts, quips and quotes. Heck who needs an iPhone or a Droid? No need for batteries or even a cloak and dagger account with a telecom giant. Who can be trusted?