More Gaia Woes

This fall must be the season for mindless pawns of bureaucracies to throw unexpected wrenches in the gears of my life. First it was the Facebook ban, and now it’s Gaia’s Orphans. Yes, that’s right folks — I have once

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Heart Full of Ecstasy

Ecstasy. No, I’m not talking about the drug. I’m talking about the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual experience of an all-consuming bliss that is both immanent and transcendent in nature. I’ve been feeling this again lately, so I thought I’d

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State of the Revolution, Fall 2008

For over two hundred years, the President of the United States has taken the time once per year to deliver an address to Congress about the state of the nation. Sometimes, this was simply a written message that was read to Congress by a messenger. Other times, it has been a speech delivered personally by the President himself. Ever since the term of Franklin D. Roosevelt, this address has become widely known as the “State of the Union” address.

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Standing Up To The Madness

Tiananmen Tank Man: This is the iconic photo of the Unknown Rebel, aka Tank Man, who stood up to a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Photo by Jeff Widener (Associated Press) So… this entry is half book review and half call to action. The book is “Standing Up To the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times” by Amy Goodman and David Goodman. And the action… well, that’s for you to decide. But you’d better make it good if you want to end up in Amy’s next book!

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My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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