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On Not Lighting a Solstice Bonfire

So tonight I embrace the cold. Call it in—cold is what we need, to cool the overheated earth, to bring back the rains. I offer up the fire, to the snowy plover, to all the endangered species, to everything and everyone whose simple birthrights are stolen. Let this be the Solstice magic. Tides turn. Miracles happen. Out of darkness, light is born.
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Winter Solstice 2012

So let this Solstice be a time when we all put our intention toward the change, and draw forth the strength, the courage and the determination to bring that new world into being.
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A Recipe for Diversity–or, A Bunch of Diverse Things and a Recipe!

And along with those two big events, I started teaching our long-term training program in Bayview Hunters Point, teaching permaculture design and environmental leadership to both garden coordinators and young adults who live in public housing in San Francisco’s poorest neighborhood.
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Last Wild Witch–My New Book is Out!

My new book is out today! It’s a picture book for kids, with wonderful illustrations by Lindy Kehoe, published by Mother Tongue Ink, the wonderful women who put out the beautiful WeMoon Calendar each year.
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Summer Solstice

Mark Twain said the coldest winter he ever spent was one summer in San Francisco. Summer Solstice in Maine is like a slighter warmer version of San Francisco winter—wet and threatening rain. I’m at Unity College where we are kicking off our Earth Activist Training with a summer solstice ritual, joined by many of the […]
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