Monthly:October 2010

The Song and Dance of Mexico in Arizona

Once again we find ourselves in that time of year when a handful of individuals manage to spend a lot of other people’s money telling the public why they should be elected to public office. It can be a depressing time to say the least. For the most part, they don’t seem to tell you why they should be elected, but rather tell us stories about how bad and awful the person is they are running against. I honestly cannot […]

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Rio Sonora Dance Group – Tucson Meet Yourself

This is basically an announcement or reminder for friends in Tucson, Arizona. A few blog posts back we featured several videos of a folkloric dance group from the high school and middle school of the Rio Sonora Valley that a great many people seemed to love. So given the enthusiastic response we got those several videos I thought it a good idea to let folks know that they will be performing in Tucson tomorrow, Saturday, October 9 as part of […]

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Sieben Linden Ecovillage of Germany

Last Summer (09), while traveling from Denmark to our next workshop in Slovakia, we were given a tornado-like tour of the well-known German ecovillage, Sieben Linden that is located in the Altmark region of former East Germany. We were escorted/driven there by German architect Dirk Scharmer, who has designed numerous straw bale buildings, as well as some of the ecovillage buildings. Dirk took time from a busy work schedule to give us a tour of the site along with Martin […]

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