Plants everywhere

I was pleased to speak with Lisa Sorg, now writing for the News & Observer, about a few current and upcoming projects recently.  Lisa was a natural, and I was happy to have the opportunity to share more about my projects and approach to outreach. Views change with time, experience, and knowledge into clearer vision, one can hope.  I’m indebted to those who have shaped my thinking through strategic action for farmed animals including Matt Ball, Nick Cooney, Jon Camp, Peter Singer, Carol Adams, and so many more. Yep, I just made an Oscar speech.  Except also: thanks Mom. That … Keep goin’

Urban cob forest experiment part VI: foundation continued

This week, I was only able to devote two days to the project as we were busily preparing for our new tenants, and I was rained out Monday and threatened with rain Friday. Even so, my right hand hurts every morning near the thumb, and feels a bit stiff. Brickwork is tough. Mental note: continue forced ambidexterity. It was also quite a tough week for other reasons.  This past Friday September 4th  marked the sixth “anniversary” of my Dad Vasili or “Bill’s” death, and, quite sadly, Rob’s uncle Bill just died on the same day.  I did not know him … Keep goin’