the first of a three-part series…resulting from our time together.
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As we consider Boats for difficult times, we need to reassess what we mean by cost and utility. Cost not only in money or even in money at all. If a boat is built outside the money economy many other factors take precedence. Likewise, if we remove the exaggerated cost/benefits provided by fossil fuels – so long as we ignore the so-called externalities – we must measure utility in ways we may not readily recognize.
Harrier is an open expedition boat for camp cruising and daysailing and rowing. She was designed for Ben Fuller, curator at the Penobscot Marine Museum. We worked together very closely on this design. His brief was for a double-ender that would perform very well both under sail and under oars while providing a seaworthy platformContinue reading “Harrier”
To those younger…
Act like you have all the time in the world while you just still might….
A Great Wave
At the end of a ride on a great wave we find ourselves gasping and spitting,…
On Coherence, A Manifesto
The broken state of our world has become so obvious that further…
Hypnotized by Desire
If the meditator is seeking an end, a result, he will hypnotize himself by…
The Amazon Is Burning
In case you haven’t been paying attention… As I write this the Amazon…
Notes on Place
Everything comes back to the question of place.
The question of Bad Faith
…there is no form of communication available that has not been buried…
…we face a myriad of traps, evasions, and projections.
Communion with the Sacred
Art and craft,… do a fine job of naming two of the three realms of living.
A Question of Purpose
My thoughts have been circling around …questions of purpose.
Pointing out futility
“T…what I like about you… you are always able to show me the futility…
It’s hard to build vital, as opposed to merely virtual, relationships….
Art and Craft both deal with meaning. In Communion we integrate what we’ve found. Sharing our gifts with others. In Art we grapple with questions of meaning. In Craft we grapple with our limitations. In Communion we reach out. Build relationships. Integrate our human community within the greater community of all life. Engaging with CommunityContinue reading “Communion”
Learning is Central:
Sharing our gifts,
Teaching and learning in reciprocity.
Entering into shared Inquiry,
Maintaining these practices as a way of life.