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Picture This - A Film Festival for you to submit a short film

Posted by Michael Levin on February 15, 2018 at 4:30am 0 Comments

Interesting concept. I have successfully submitted one short video to a festival! iPhone video creation has been a way for amateurs to get into filmmaking. Did you know that quite a few feature films were shot using an iPhone? One of my favs is The Florida Project. …

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The Old Man And The Sea

Posted by Michael Levin on February 14, 2018 at 6:30am 0 Comments

ran across this quote a few minutes ago. Knew right away it was Hemingway. 



“He always thought of the sea as 'la mar' which is what people call her in Spanish when they love her. Sometimes those who love her say bad things of her but they are always said as though she were a woman. Some of the younger…

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Red Shouldered Hawk!

Posted by Michael Levin on February 12, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

The hawks love this springtime weather here in Florida! Here's how this one sounds. 

Owls, coons, possums and orange blossoms

Posted by Michael Levin on February 12, 2018 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Good morning! I just woke up (4:19am) to an owl calling which is a good way to start the day.

There are coons and possums waddling around the yard, too. The coons get on the roof.

Have you seen squirrels playing chicken running out in front of you at the last possible moment? …

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Canning Adventures in the Appalachians

Posted by Michael Levin on August 11, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Mycol: "Whenever I travel to and fro the mountains, I take with me my pressure cooker. Here is some of my cinnamon I grew in Sarasota (dried and powdered bark), preserved Berkleys and…

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Mycol at Pisgah Forest ::: Mushrooms - Amanitas, Boletes and Chanterelles

Posted by Michael Levin on May 12, 2017 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

Mycol Stevens and I went up to the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina and made a series of plant walk botany videos. This one is one of the best. Check it out! Just click on the photo…

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Zoobird is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of it as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Zoobird has room for all of your friends.



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The organic farming revolution...


"People will tell you the organic farming revolution that's taking place is about food safety or ecolgical concerns, but I think if you dig down deep, you'll find that the revolution is really about what people are missing in their lives: good food and a connection to the land, both of which puts us in touch with basic spiritual values."

from The Sun Magazine: "Earthly Delights, Cultivating a new Agricultural Revolution: An Interview with Michael Abelman", by Arnie Cooper, June 2003

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Juicing

Started by Michael Levin in Juice. Last reply by Michael Levin Oct 3, 2017. 10 Replies

My juicer creates more pulp than I think it should. Champion makes a juicer that is much more efficient. Combine it with something that looks like a hydraulic auto transmission lift and some cheesecloth and you have a very efficient, if time…Continue

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Peaceful predawn sounds of nature and a crazy person by the lake

Started by Michael Levin in Travel Oct 17, 2016. 0 Replies

Peaceful predawn sounds of nature and a crazy person by the lake here at Laurelhurst Park in Portland Oregon. You can come as early as 5 AM and watch the sunrise. I often do. I'm attaching a recording of some sounds by the lake this morning. If you…Continue

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FriedFoods - Good, and Good for You

Started by Michael Levin in Health Oct 23, 2013. 0 Replies

Mark Bittman wrote this article about fried foods: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/dining/deep-fried-and-good-for-you.html?smid=pl-shareHe sheds…Continue

URGENT message to save whales and dolphis

Started by Ina Calvano in Environmental. Last reply by Michael Levin Jul 9, 2012. 1 Reply

I hope all of you will consider doing this....it’s quick and easy, just click on the site below.  Sherry…Continue

A Cardinal Singing His Morning Song

Started by Michael Levin in Life Mar 25, 2012. 0 Replies

It's Springtime here in Florida. The birds let you know every day. It's a paradise for a birdwatcher. The mornings are especially beautiful…Continue

Tags: birdsong, florida, ornithology, cardinals, birds

Kefir

Started by Saroj Earl in Health. Last reply by Saroj Earl Mar 15, 2012. 2 Replies

The last time I used kefir grains was a few years ago when I knew someone who had a cow who I was getting raw milk from but the cow passed away and now I also find the grains in the back of my refrigerator with no life left. I would love to start…Continue

Birds - A Morning Menagerie

Started by Michael Levin in Travel Mar 15, 2012. 0 Replies

It's dawn here in the swamp and the birds are waking up. Listen to the recording attached to this discussion and you'll hear the…Continue

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Moringa

Started by Michael Levin in Gardening - Seasons Mar 2, 2012. 0 Replies

Moringa: it's like growing vitamins at your doorstep! Worth investigating...What's your experience with moringa?www.treesforlife.org/moringa/namesContinue

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Government Agency to Kill 80,000 Animals

Started by Ina Calvano in Environmental Oct 10, 2011. 0 Replies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released a list of 134 chemicals that will be tested for their potential to interact with hormone systems and possibly affect the growth or reproduction of animals. The program for screening…Continue

Irish bail-out for greyhound racing? E-mails needed

Started by Ina Calvano in Life. Last reply by Michael Levin Oct 2, 2011. 1 Reply

Greetings Everyone,If you are not already aware of this action, please do take action and send emails to the Irish Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. You will have to cut and paste the addresses. Thank you all for helping to put a stop to this…Continue

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I ran across this quote a few minutes ago. Knew right away it was Hemingway.“He always thought of the sea as 'la mar' which is what people call her in Spanish when they love her. Sometimes those who love her say bad things of her but they are always said as though she were a woman. Some of the younger fishermen, those who used…See More
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