#ConfrontingTheFact: We Sell Our Own Bodies Sometimes To Survive in America

This is a major issue, and connected to everything from the quality of education to the serious consideration of our worth as people in this nation. And in other people’s lands. As men and fathers, we need to acknowledge that American society really might be better off if no one’s daughter or son were selling their body for sex here. That there’s a great deal we … Continue reading #ConfrontingTheFact: We Sell Our Own Bodies Sometimes To Survive in America

Creating The Conditions For a “Newer, Better” “Normal”

​​ Images: Organic heirloom tomatoes at Berkeley Bowl on Oregon Street. Berkeley, California. October 9th 2016 by U.S., Alberto Rivera, for Parts Of How and Allthentic Records.    ” Newer, Better “ is a Carlito’s Way reference.  It is what it is. Continue reading Creating The Conditions For a “Newer, Better” “Normal”

“Find the people. Hit the books.”

The State of New York today launched a new program to build NY’s agricultural economy and the bridges between downstate and upstate New York. Please, leaders of states and regions-  if you think this sort of effort could succeed where you are- read this report. LINK: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/FHTF_report_FINAL.pdf The report does not only outline plans of action before and after this program’s creation; inside, you can find the survey … Continue reading “Find the people. Hit the books.”

The Roof Is The New Garage

I responded to a survey from SEMICON West. One of their questions was if I would recommend it (I rated likelihood a 10.) What I wrote: Tremendous amount to learn and money to save. I think the roof is the new garage. Families – dads & moms and their little ones – will be collaborating on energy solutions AND transport solutions, based on what I … Continue reading The Roof Is The New Garage

Respect For Women 1: Appreciation Of The Sanctity of Our Growing Forms

​​ Click here to link to the abstract: Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B Ladies and gentleman, i have been convicted of a violent felony in the State of New York for attempted assault against the married woman I was dating and living off of at the time in Harlem. I completed five years probation with NYSDOP on November 6th 2010. I now see the … Continue reading Respect For Women 1: Appreciation Of The Sanctity of Our Growing Forms

International Collaborative Enterprises

An article I red [Ed.: preferred spelling] on September 8th, 2015 suggested ocean waste was collecting in a single oceanic phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean. Pacific Trash Swirl @ AP September 8th 2015 But If The date is also the 5-year anniversary of my recording and publishing “SHINE001”. ON THE PACIFIC TRASH SWIRL I saw articles from Oprah.com, The Daily Mail and the Seattle Times … Continue reading International Collaborative Enterprises

Residing Fully In Your Power 1

A flyer with all types of starting-up-solar service providers and tools. From SEMI and Intersolar’s SEMICON WEST event.  As far as I can tell, this is an area where the technology is NOT final. I saw 4 or 5 different approaches to converting (in their field, “inverting”) the Sun’s light to usable energy. Among them was one that looked how servers still look sometimes: in … Continue reading Residing Fully In Your Power 1

Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

There are many as yet unlived American dreams.  Enjoyment of true freedom, of full work, of a safe home.  Enjoyment of even breathing room – or of each other – eludes us in too many ways. Industries like the prison pipeline and the genetically modified food pipeline lay to waste our most precious resource: you and I. The end result from this caliber of direction: … Continue reading Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

Cleaning Up 2

I like to do the neighborhood clean ups local parks and pot clubs do. One is put together by Waterfall Wellness – on Ocean Avenue.  It’s kind of a cool way to spend time. Also a really low-cost way to keep your whole damn neighborhood clean. One lounge in the Mission District, Bernal Heights Collective, has a real regular crew. I think sponsoring clean ups … Continue reading Cleaning Up 2