Every Saturday morning, November through June, except maybe holidays, the Tree Team goes out to plant trees in Oakland. The work is acknowledged by the City of Oakland; a couple of organizers get paid (from grants – nominally, I suspect) for all the planning and coordination that goes into it; most of the work force is voluntary. I join once a month or so, some months more than others. Continue reading “Playing with Trees”
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Stories are Monsters. Part 2 (of 3), with Side Notes
This is Part 2 of a series about the monstrous stories we live with. Link to Part 1 is here.
Before I proceed, a side note: as I wrote this Monsters series, I came across this somewhat related post on learned helplessness by another blogger. It’s more scientific than my ramblings here, not like there is a competition 🙂 . And now…
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