rivercrow on October 31st, 2007

‘Twas the night before NaNoWriMo and all the humans in the house were sick. Not sure if this is allergies or an actual cold we’re passing back and forth. What hubby has now seems like what I had last week. I’ve been challenged to write a book on my observations regarding culture change, workplace dysfunction, […]

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rivercrow on July 8th, 2007

Many years ago in the States, unscrupulous dairy farmers added whitewash (think Tom Sawyer) to milk to disguise the fact that the milk had been watered down. French wine in the 50s and 60s was occasionally laced with antifreeze. Have a look at China’s fish-farming and the Chinese government’s report on product quality for citizens. […]

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rivercrow on July 1st, 2007

Just stop for a minute and you’ll realize you’re happy just being. I think it’s the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it’s right here. Loss means losing what was We want to change but we don’t want to lose. Without time for loss, we don’t have time for soul. When […]

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rivercrow on June 20th, 2007

More from Downstream From Trout Fishing in America by Keith Abbott

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rivercrow on June 20th, 2007

Some alcoholics self-medicate to kill emotional pain. I don’t know if that’s globally true. I’ve certainly observed it. My own addictions–not chemical, really, but otherwise–are related to dulling emotional pain. I’ve never been seriously tempted by illicit drugs. It’s a passing fancy that I don’t pursue. Usually I have enough of a natural sideways spin […]

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