Solstice Greetings! It’s been a while since my last dip into the beet spread, so with the sun going south I thought this would be an opportune time for a gentle tug on the soul vine. In many ways, the long hours of darkness are probably best suited for silence and reflection. Especially in this era of much digital dilution in our dialectic diets, the thought of cramming a few more words into the last dig deeper
Now that December 21st, 2012 has come and gone and we’re all still here, there are a few different paths we can take in processing the “event.” 1. Go about business as usual as if nothing happened. 2. Make fun of anyone who took the end of the Mayan calendar literally. 3. Acknowledge that the world (as we know it) is in fact ending, and find the deeper lessons in it.
by Sven Eberlein On a recent reunion trip to Schroon Lake in Northern New York, my friends and I took a day hike along the northern end of the lake toward Pharaoh Lake. I don’t know if it was just that time of year or if the moist post-hurricane Irene setting had anything to do with it, but within just a few hundred yards from the road we found ourselves in a sea of mushrooms, dig deeper
by Sven Eberlein Last week the US Postal Service released its newest stamp series, Go Green. It’s a series of 16 stamps designed by Eli Noyes, a 68-year old farmers’ market going, veggie growing, composting San Francisco artist and designer. While the word “green” has become a bit of a cliche in recent years and suffered a lot of abuse at the hands of clever marketing slogans cashing in on our collective desire to be dig deeper
Today is the official launch of the new site!!! No matter where you stand on the state of the planet, there seems to be a consensus that things cannot go on the way they have been. We humans are creatures of habit, and some habits, like a good rhythm, are worth keeping. But there’s also a feeling in the air that something bigger and more fundamental within us has to shift, so that our daily dig deeper