This blog is my retirement project.The content is partly a collection of things I wrote years ago, like the series about Outlander Plants, and posts about current interests, one of which is the quality of urban life in my neighborhood of West Seattle.  

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There are a million little details in this book that will give you a new way to see the place where you live.

Fans of the Outlander TV series will find this book a joy. It is a more detailed accompaniment to their TV show, Men in Kilts.

If you think it's crazy to blame cows for global warming, you're not alone.

There is a dark side to philanthropy, one that preserves the status quo and promotes divisions among people. This book draws from Native traditions to show how to heal these imbalances.