Category Archives: Big Matters

Yoga for Climate Action: Tapas

In the coming years, we will need to hold onto a complex hope that never forgets the damage being done, and keeps sight of the huge number of people stepping up to fix it. -May Boeve I’m finally getting somewhere

Yoga for Climate Action: Tapas

In the coming years, we will need to hold onto a complex hope that never forgets the damage being done, and keeps sight of the huge number of people stepping up to fix it. -May Boeve I’m finally getting somewhere

Against the Wickedness of Wasted Time

Recently I had the privilege of collaborating on a publication called Burn Zone with Danny Lyon, the photographer. He had written an anthropocene/autobiographical essay and taken some striking images of the area around his home in New Mexico after several

Against the Wickedness of Wasted Time

Recently I had the privilege of collaborating on a publication called Burn Zone with Danny Lyon, the photographer. He had written an anthropocene/autobiographical essay and taken some striking images of the area around his home in New Mexico after several

LeGuin for the Win

The Dispossessed is full of the heartbreak of loving two homes, and therefor having no home. It’s a strange pleasure to turn a page and find thoughts you have had often, and came by honestly, fully formed on a page

LeGuin for the Win

The Dispossessed is full of the heartbreak of loving two homes, and therefor having no home. It’s a strange pleasure to turn a page and find thoughts you have had often, and came by honestly, fully formed on a page

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. It’s a unique project, with a lot of love and pain built in. I wouldn’t have thought to read it until

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. It’s a unique project, with a lot of love and pain built in. I wouldn’t have thought to read it until

Yoga for Climate Action: Aparigraha

You have the right to your labor, but not to the fruits of your labor. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never become attached to not doing your duty. -Baghavad Gita 2.47 Aparigraha (non-grasping)

Yoga for Climate Action: Aparigraha

You have the right to your labor, but not to the fruits of your labor. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never become attached to not doing your duty. -Baghavad Gita 2.47 Aparigraha (non-grasping)