What if…

What if... Every time we mention “climate change” or “political change” or “social change” we replace the words with “art for change” - ? I think this softens the implied goal into something immediately achievable, satisfying and easily shareable. It becomes an action and not a want. It becomes a community verb. It carries its … Continue reading What if…

The Erenwine Agenda video is out!

This inspired video by Finite Visual captures the essence of my visionary ecofiction novel, The Erenwine Agenda. Click the Youtube link to watch in higher resolution. There is also one on Facebook in a lower resolution. You can see more about the novel here on Amazon and here on Goodreads. Please enjoy, share, and let … Continue reading The Erenwine Agenda video is out!

This is the new playground: this is the leading edge.

When I’m in alignment with inner and outer ways of being, the work flows well and so do the solutions to pressing problems. These solutions don’t always come at once, or even in ways that are readily apparent as they emerge. They come piece by piece and they form a pattern, one that can be … Continue reading This is the new playground: this is the leading edge.

Clean Energy Strategies for Urban Resilience

Follow the link to access this presentation about Clean Energy Strategies for Urban Resilience - a good overview in a nutshell.

Venice, Sea Change

When I pulled the "freehand sketches" card from my editorial calendar inspiration bin, my first thought was to share this quick sketch of Venice, Italy. I drew this on vacation, and was intrigued by the peaks and valleys of the Venetian cityscape, as seen from the top of the Campanile. To tie this into the blog's theme of … Continue reading Venice, Sea Change

The Dalai Lama, Climate Change and Joy

Last week, the Dalai Lama's Facebook page featured a recent video of his appearance at The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He spoke, with several others, about the human response to climate change. Intrigued by the blend of mindfulness and matter in this subject, I watched the almost-two hour … Continue reading The Dalai Lama, Climate Change and Joy