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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Real Milk

​Real Milk

(Approximately an 8 minute read)

There's something so peaceful about hand milking, about being in the presence of a ​calm cow, who is calm, in part, because her calf is with her. And there's something so "right" about bringing that billy full of warm, frothy, just-out-of-the-cow milk into my kitchen.

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Growing Up – For Adults

Growing Up - For Adults

(Approximately a 6 minute read)

Growing up for adults 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.

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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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