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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 10

  • Yarn Registry BLOG: A Landfill is an Ecosystem Unto Itself, part V

    This week’s entry discusses the myriad mammals that are able to live in a landfill, from small rodents to upper-echelon predators to human beings. But this is a Pyrrhic victory, as they are subject to the same hazards that afflict any creature searching its way through a dump.

  • BLOG— Infinite cathedral

    There’s no problem the wind and rain can’t solve, even the November wind and rain. The wind and rain can’t name the problem, can’t diagnose it, can’t prescribe, yet they can, shall we say, dissolve it.

  • BLOG-In Harmony

    We walk many paths but we can achieve much together. Imagine voices raised… not in anger but in song…and never despair.

  • Yarn Registry BLOG: A Landfill is an Ecosystem Unto Itself, part IV

    Many bird species that call the Rumpke grasslands home: birdsong mixes with the rattle and hum of machinery to create a cyborg symphony that represents the in/organic mix that is the landfill itself.

  • BLOG— Get brave and speak

    Trembling in my car as I was ordered to leave the Speedway campus on the night after an upsetting, disorienting and momentous election, I realized: I am afraid, so afraid, to speak up, not just to the man in the fluorescent vest, but really to anyone who may not like what I have to say.

  • BLOG-Medicinal Meals

    Self care sends me in search of aromatic home remedies followed by a fine dinner at the Winds Cafe.

  • BLOG— On Trump’s triumph

    In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the words of a fine Norwegian poet came to mind: “It’s not all as evil as you think.”

  • BLOG-Lessons Learned

    Whose teachings do we take to heart in this country? My grandfather’s or my great grandfather’s?

  • Yarn Registry BLOG: A Landfill is an Ecosystem Unto Itself, part III

    Insects are important to the decomposition of garbage because they eat a lot of trash and tunnel their way through it, which mixes and aerates it. Some insects find their way to the trash, while some are inadvertently brought to it. In interesting case of filth in reverse, cockroaches are often found in landfills, as they hitch a ride in the belongings humans have discarded.

  • BLOG-Restrain or Reset

    We have more than one brain. And getting them to work together is not always easy.

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