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March 2010 Blog Posts (9)

Social Media and “The Great Turning”: Affirmation of Full-Potential Life

Massachusetts Circle Dance in the Field

Through social media, ordinary people are interconnecting and working together to support, include, collaborate, and realize everyone’s full potential

as interactive “information gatherers and sharers”. The focus in…


Added by Kathie Wallace on March 31, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

From Russia with love: raw food diet and insights on surviving revolutionary change with a garden

Raw Food Cake

Lovena Galyide, raw food chef Audience at Raw Food Evening

Lovena Galyide immigrated to Canada from Russia 6 years ago and is now a Canadian citizen. She told me that when she first came to Canada, it

was like…


Added by Kathie Wallace on March 29, 2010 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Nature by Numbers and the glorious Fibonacci spiral

Added by Kathie Wallace on March 25, 2010 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Rainy days and seedlings

Not fabulous gardening weather, but I've been out trying to eradicate the bluebells and considering where we can do more edible landscaping at my coop building.

On Sunday, I did a presentation at the Unitarian church using seeds/gardening as metaphor for "growing things in our own lives, our community and our city."

I called it:

radish acts of kindness and sweetpea acts of beauty

I learned that the phrase random acts, etc. is attributed to Anne Herbert and found some additional… Continue

Added by Mary Bennett on March 16, 2010 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Four More Years

…a campaign to change the course of history...Four Years. Go…


Added by Kathie Wallace on March 16, 2010 at 9:35am — No Comments

The New World of Anastasia

The New World is here now complete with gorgeous Hobbit homes

Added by Kathie Wallace on March 12, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

6 ways to work for a smaller world

In the July/August issue of Briarpatch Magazine, I was featured as one of the contributors explaining how the Trasition Initiative is one solution. The article outlines lots of other cool community initiatives taking place elsewhere. The link to the archived article is below :)

Added by Dalia Levy on March 11, 2010 at 8:38pm — 1 Comment

International Women’s Day: “We Hold up Half the Sky” Kathie Wallace Posted: Mar 8th, 2010 in the on-line Vancouver Observer newspaper Kat Norris, Coast Salish, Lyackson First Nation and Nez Perce, …

International Women’s Day: “We Hold up Half the Sky”

Kat Norris, Coast…

Added by Kathie Wallace on March 9, 2010 at 11:28am — No Comments

Joining Village Vancouver + Spaghetti Dinners + Block Parties

Hi, I'm eager to get engaged with Village Vancouver events. I know several of the steering committee members and live in Kits in a Housing Coop.
We have a common room and could host a Kits spaghetti dinner.
I'm organizing a block party for Carfree Days in Kits - on Sunday, June 20. You're all invited.

Added by Mary Bennett on March 2, 2010 at 11:54am — No Comments

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