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A compilation of posts through the years, organized below into digestable categories. 

Experience Institute

Reflection is Learning

Reflection is Learning

Two experiences down, we're in the home stretch now of this learning journey year, but its really just the beginning. In the last meetup, there was much action around the idea that reflection is learning. Sure, I'm a founding student of the Experience Institute where...

The Windship Has Landed

The Windship Has Landed

On February 23, 2014 more than 70 people from around the world and the Philippines converged in Batug to build the first Windship the world has ever seen. A Windship is an Earthship-inspired typhoon bunker built using recycled materials employing a closed loop waste...

Galloping into the New Year

Galloping into the New Year

As we shed our old skins, the year of the snake slithers into history and we welcome the galloping horse. According to the Chinese Zodiac. January 31st marked the Chinese New Year signifying the beginning of the year of the horse. I don't usually read into this kind...

Musings

Progress is Practice

I have been writing a bit. I set a goal of 1,000 words a day on my computer. That was 150 days ago: September 23, 2014. I didn’t hit the goal every day, its undulated considerably. Setting the goal and telling people about it put a flag in the ground. It gave me...

Hope for One More Block

We met him the night before in the dorms. He was a tall fellow from California, a young one. He’s traveling through Nicaragua for ten days solo because one of his best friends from home is Nicaraguan. Mr. Californian hadn’t tried gallo pinto yet, so we went on a...

Evolution of Tourism: Riviera Maya

Evolution of Tourism: Riviera Maya

The Caribbean coast was mostly uninhabited before tourism arrived in Cancun 20-some years ago. Taking it from the top, there’s Cancun. It started out as a super exclusive place for select wealthy nationals and expats. People started investing in the area, developing...

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Step by Step

Step by Step

I spent three weeks on the edge of the Andes and the Amazon in the Sacred Valley of Peru. I remembered what its like to birth something miraculous, I practiced shamanism and permaculture whilst climbing mountains. It was a mystical, yet practical experience and I’m...

A Culture of Creativity and Collaboration

A Culture of Creativity and Collaboration

I am working with Leo Burnett this summer on the innovation squad with with Mark, Chief Innovation Officer and Carey, SVP Strategic Partnerships. The project is about exploring creativity and collaboration within a company culture. Leo Burnett is a 78 year-old award...

The Art of Storytelling

Storytelling predates written communication. Stories have been shared in every culture that exists. Whether instilling moral values, recounting ancestral heritage or passing down culture through the generations, the entire fabric of our lives and the world is simply...

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ecowatchorg: Family Farmers Continue Fight in Landmark Lawsuit Against Monsanto

The flaming downward spiral of our current existence, it’s time to wake up anniesprinks: wake up xx

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