Category Archives: Community & Neighborhoods

Riparian Planting – March 2014 – Baldwin Creek

Riparian planting pics in the Baldwin Creek area. Continue reading

Former Davis-Besse Area, August 2028

By 2028, wind farms replace nuclear power plants, and large organic farms with many types of crops replace monoculture fields. Continue reading

More Forests, More Happiness, More Real Wealth

Trees provide oxygen, beautiful neighborhoods, help prevent erosion, grab carbon from the atmosphere, feed wildlife and provide habitat. They help cool off cities and reduce energy consumption. Continue reading

Visualizing the Future: An Intersection on W. 14th in Cleveland

A look at W. 14th and Buhrer in Cleveland – how it appeared August 2013 and how it can appear August 2023! Continue reading

Cleaning up Edgewater Beach: “Trash & Pancakes”

We’ve taken stuff off the beach before, but usually just stuff for collage. Today, we hoped to make a more permanent effect on the beach in terms of honoring it & nature by removing litter & hoping that others stop putting litter on the beach, too. Continue reading

Our Moms and Dads are inside us, and Mother Earth, too

May you find ways to contribute more to Mother Earth’s health–may you find your own mothering and fathering behaviors, your inner mother and father. Continue reading

Happy Earth Day 2013!

In the woods, we return to reason and faith… Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part and parcel of God… (Emerson) Continue reading

Looking for the good middle line

Our old Honda was costing us more and more–after having spent several thousand on repairs this year and learning that to repair the rust on it would cost another thousand, we decided to get a new car… Continue reading

The Real Real Politik

I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of the Buddhist practice of painting a circle with a paintbrush. When painting the circle, one is supposed to think as steadfastly as one can muster on the act of painting the circle, and paint the circle with one stroke. The reason for this is to hone the mind, to make it a clearer tool for any task at hand… Continue reading

Neighborhood Beautification

I wonder when we will do more to beautify neighborhoods in Cleveland more thoroughly? Continue reading