An Illusion of Independence

​An Illusion of Independence

​(Approximately a 4 minute read)

In the modern world, independent individuals and nuclear families are artificially sustained by a fossil fuel dependent, growth-at-all-costs system that cannot last. 

The ​alternative that most appeals to me is ​a world in which we live interdependently – in direct relationship with each other and with ​the web of life that can sustain us indefinitely, so long as we care for it as the extension of ourselves that it really is. 

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Growing Up – For Adults

​Growing Up - For Adults

​(Approximately a 6 minute read)

Growing up for adults, if you choose to take it on, is choosing never to stop growing.

It's​ what you do if you decide that rather than live a life and think thoughts prescribed ​by the circumstances of your upbringing and by the prevailing cultural norms, you’re going to live a life designed by YOU. ​

(​This post is fine to read on its own. But if you have time for a bit more reading, the post Thinking For Yourself is a good lead in to this one.)

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Expanding Awareness


​Expanding Awareness

(​A 3 to 4 minute read)

​​"​It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

​The fabric of wholeness that once gave us a sense of purpose and belonging​—connecting us into a web of responsibility, relationships and health among family, community and nature—has come undone.

​In this post, parenthood prompts me to explore this unraveling, and to begin a search for the solutions to it. 

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About Our Backgrounds

​About Our Backgrounds

​(​Approximately a 4 minute read)

​​The story begins with our beginnings​: One of us growing up in rural Australia, the other in a small town in Switzerland, our individual life paths leading us toward a meeting in Colorado, USA.

This post also tells of our Natural Horsemanship ​path and ​our ​surprising decision to step off it, at the outset of a new journey towards real and green.

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