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Taos, Westies and The Abominable Snowmansion

Posted by Michael Levin on May 1, 2022 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Taos is one of my favorite places. Lots of interesting people live in Taos. John Nichols, for one. He wrote the Empaneda  Brotherhood, one of my favorite books. It’s a fun read. The drive from here to Raton Pass is spectacular. Raton Pass is a very steep road leading from New Mexico into Colorado. It’s especially spectacular if you’re in a…


Life in the swamp with alligators…

Posted by Michael Levin on April 16, 2022 at 7:32pm 0 Comments

Yes you hear these things:


It’s beautiful here tonight under a full moon. I just ordered some Mexican food. Uber eats delivers! This is the best… (photo by Bobby Wummer) Wassup, Wasabi? I think it’s pretty cool that I can get Mexican food delivered at 1o’clock in the… Continue

Farming in Guatemala

Posted by Michael Levin on January 27, 2022 at 10:22am 0 Comments

Looks great! This is a permaculture and organic lifestyle focused group in Guatemala.

Click this link to go to their Instagram site. Enjoy!…


Good Times Kayaking - Smiles Included!

Posted by Michael Levin on January 20, 2022 at 7:00am 0 Comments

There are so many good times to be had on a kayak. Florida is full of beautiful places to visit with your self propelled water buddy.

This time of year you’ll experience cool evenings and warm afternoons. 

Here’s a great article about places to kayak in Florida. Enjoy!…



Posted by Michael Levin on April 23, 2021 at 8:16am 0 Comments

Farm fresh onions gifted to us from Banks Helfrich, Lake County Land and Water Commissioner. I’ll plant a garden at BFE soon... #gardening #bfe #onions

Give back to mother nature and Humanity,Support our Food Forests Uganda Project

Posted by Nkusi Gerald on April 20, 2021 at 5:05am 0 Comments


School children and their communities will learn regenerative food production systems, which protect and strengthen biodiversity, restore depleted soils and feed families. This partnership is requesting funds for two planting seasons this year. Approximately 15-20,000 trees will be planted as food forests by school children and their communities. 

As rural Ugandan families become…




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Learning your way around Zoobird

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.

When you create a profile for yourself on Zoobird you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or picture…

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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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How we see things…

We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are. The Talmud


Michael has an affinity for lambsquarters. He agreed that lambsquarters and dahl may be a solution to world hunger. Plus, they taste good.

Frank and Irena

Frank and Irena have it all under control on this splendid day at the McRorie Community Garden.


Tao, non-doing from a 3rd century statement

Started by Michael Levin in Mind, Body and Spirit May 25, 2011. 0 Replies

Prince Wen Hui's cook was cutting up an ox.Out went a hand, down went a shoulder. He planted a foot.He pressed a knee. The ox fell apart with a whisper. The bright cleaver murmured like a gentle wind. Rhythm! Timing! Like a sacred dance. Like the…Continue

Tags: swampcast, philosophy, zen, zoobird, Chuang


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

Tags: juice

fair and balanced trade

Started by Carol McDonald in Life. Last reply by tittiger Nov 27, 2008. 11 Replies

travelling in brazil and buenos aires recently I was wondering why has North America been (generally) more successful than South America? Brazil and Argentina had economic booms... and busts. I think it is because historically N. America has had a…Continue

St. Augustine grass problems

Started by Charlene Dietz in Gardening - Seasons. Last reply by Michael Levin Jun 25, 2008. 1 Reply

We have a part of our lawn that has this on going problem. Every summer it develops brown places and the grass dies. The yard care people say it isn't chinch bugs nor is it brown patch. We need to do something to keep the yard from dying away.Any…Continue

Swatting Flies

Started by Michael Levin in Life Jun 19, 2008. 0 Replies

You know what really bugs me? Repetitive tasks, not learning from my own mistakes, forgetting things. I'm a glass half full kind of person. So, this isn't about what you don't like.…Continue

Tags: outside the box, brainstorming, solutions

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