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November – Grace and Generosity

Emotional transparency is not easy for most people--especially those who have been in and out of the school of hard knocks or have had their egos bruised throughout their personal lives or careers. If you are becoming keenly aware that trust and fear of change are issues you need to tackle, and you don't want to "air your laundry" in front of anyone, journaling is a safe and effective practice for exploring the roots of your pain points.

By |2020-11-27T15:43:30-05:00November 27th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

October – Volition and Life Purpose

The battle between Wisps and Chains. Sounds intriguing. When I muse about the notion of volition–one’s calling or journey–and how the path one walks can twist or turn (or not), I think about spirituality and economics and the subtle or raging battles between the two.

By |2020-10-31T10:00:15-04:00October 31st, 2020|Articles|1 Comment

September – Biomimicry

The idea of dynamic stability and not wasting (anything) is extremely inspiring to me. And, with the truths of my heart chords strummed awake by Robin Wall Kimmerer's messages of "raise a garden, raise a ruckus" and "give the Branson prize to the trees", and "the generous resilience of the plants show us how to get back up and keep going", I am ready to feel more humbly aware of the gifts our Mother Earth gives us and, like a petulant child coming to her senses, more carefully attend to my responsibility to her.

By |2020-09-30T22:51:39-04:00September 30th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

July – DNA

July: The Seventh Feature in 2020 — The Year of Truth — Focus: DNA — Telomeres and Terpenes From an early Nature Research July 2020 publication by Karen Miga et.al.: “After two decades of improvements [attempting to map human DNA], the current human reference genome (GRCh38) with hundreds of unresolved gaps [in sequencing, has been surpassed.]… [A] de novo human genome assembly … with the first gapless, telomere-to-telomere assembly of a human [X] chromosome … was enabled by …  nanopore sequencing of the … CHM13 [human] genome.” In other words, a couple of weeks ago scientists were successfully able to begin cloning homo sapiens. Females anyway.   Because this is more than I want to think about right now, I’ll just say that if you Google “clone female” you’ll get this:

By |2020-10-31T10:05:00-04:00July 30th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments