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CPC PICK-APART POETRY – THANKSGIVING EDITION

2013-11-26 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the November 2013 Edition of PICK-APART POETRY as we celebrate Thanksgiving and the blessings that we enjoy true Pick-Apart fashion.         Please select 25 words from the following two Thanksgiving poems and create a piece using those 25 words. Remember though that the words may be repeated and the forms [...]

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Science Digest Special Edition Thirty One

2013-11-05 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Science Digest Special Edition Thirty One Doctors Without Borders Videos 9 Documentaries, Artists, Philosophers, and Scientists 8 Rainwater, Cisterns and Filter Systems Digest Meet Paul Krugman, Economist 1 Voices of Whales and Cetaceans 1 Doctors Without Borders Videos 10 Bird Songs 7 : Lyre Bird Mycology 3 Algebra 6 Meet Big Cat Rescue 8 Science [...]

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Rainwater, Cisterns and Filter Systems Digest

2013-10-25 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Rainwater, Cisterns and Filter Systems Digest Rainwater Cistern Construction 1 Rainwater Cistern Construction 2 Rainwater Cistern Construction 3 Rainwater Cistern Construction 4 Rainwater Cistern Construction 5 Rainwater 6 : Filter Systems Rainwater 7 : Filter Systems Rainwater 8 : Filter Systems Rainwater 9 : Filter Systems : Alkaline Rainwater 10 : Filter Systems

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The Circle Garden

2013-10-21 BlogBlog RSSRSS

target=”_blank”>Dvorak – New World Symphony – 4th Movement Street Chalk 2 The Circle Garden by James Clair Lewis The Circle Garden combines Permaculture, a self-watering system, and Sacred Geometry Dig a Circle one foot deep, and four feet across. Pile the dirt you dig out beginning at six inches from the edge. This will become [...]

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NO KEEPING ME DOWN

2013-10-09 BlogBlog RSSRSS

  NO KEEPING ME DOWN Every day when I awaken and my feet hit the floor, I give thanks for today, grateful to be alive and even more curious about things than I was just yesterday or the day before, about how things are and how things work (or don’t); for they’ve always been an [...]

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FOR EVERY DAY GRATEFUL (with photo)

2013-10-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Photo – Barbara Kausteklis – Oahu 2013 FOR EVERY DAY GRATEFUL   Wouldn’t it be wonderful, wouldn’t it be grand if every day everything would simply go my way, exactly as I planned?   I’m afraid that’s just not the way it is most of the time or even meant to be; very few things [...]

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Weaving Series Digest One

2013-09-14 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Weaving Series Digest One Basket Weaving Techniques 1 Basket Weaving 2 Basket Weaving 3 Basket Weaving 4 Basket Weaving 5 Basket Weaving 6 Basket Weaving 7 Basket Weaving and Tapestry 8 Basket Weaving 9 : African Weaving 10 : Tapestry and Looms

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY CELEBRATES LABOR DAY AND BACK-TO-SCHOOL

2013-08-27 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the August 2013 Edition of PICK-APART POETRY as we once more celebrate the unofficial end of summer which coincides with Labor Day     and with the beginning of a new school year.       And as we look forward to autumn and some cooler weather, we feature two poems, one celebrating [...]

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And The Rain So Came

2013-07-21 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Number: 5 Blogophilia No:5 Blogophilia Week 22.6 – Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head Bonus Points: (Hard, 2 pts): Quote Maya Angelou (Easy, 1 pt): Mention a past U.S. president AND THE RAIN SO CAME ~*~ Raindrops keeps fallin on My head and so makin my life a dread Yet it keep all from seein [...]

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JUST TEMPORARY (with photo) a Thunderstormy Friday Fling Ghazal

2013-06-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

My very first attempt at a poetic form known as a Ghazal which was the featured format at this past Friday’s CPC Friday Fling . . . . The format is included down at the bottom of the page.       JUST TEMPORARY Thunderstorms blaze a trail across a summer sky as children try [...]

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RECHARGING THE BATTERIES (with photo)

2013-06-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

  RECHARGING THE BATTERIES by Barbara K A CPC COLLAB   Feeling so down when things don’t go as planned, sometimes it’s simply difficult to begin to understand the why’s and the wherefore’s of things that we do and why things go awry when we didn’t mean them to.   It’s hard to put on [...]

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Rainwater Cistern Construction 5

2013-06-19 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Rainwater Cistern Construction 5 target=”_blank”>Underground Cistern Tank Placement for Rainwater Harvesting target=”_blank”>Aquascape’s Rainwater Harvesting 101 target=”_blank”>RainXchange Rainwater Harvesting, Recycling & Storage Part 1 target=”_blank”>RainXchange Rainwater Harvesting, Recycling & Storage Part 2 target=”_blank”>Rainwater Harvesting at Boerner Botanical Garden target=”_blank”>Rain harvesting … It’s about time I did this! target=”_blank”>Rainwater Harvesting with Brad Lancaster target=”_blank”>Brad Lancaster: “Urban water [...]

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Boo Ship Explore

2013-06-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

BOO SHIP EXPLORE (^*^) Mercury Pass the sun block Gonna be mighty hot passin though So close to the sun A trip exploration to be The smallest planet in the solar system Yet brighter than light So burns the eyes ~ Venus Hotter average temperatures Just might stop Git a little warmth For meees bones [...]

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How to grow Mushrooms 2

2013-06-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

How to grow Mushrooms 2 target=”_blank”>How to Grow Mushrooms target=”_blank”>Hebel compost tunnels and mushroom cultivation cells target=”_blank”>How to grow your own Mushrooms, simple instructions target=”_blank”>Growing and Marketing Shiitake Mushrooms on natural logs target=”_blank”>Successful Gardener – Shiitake Mushrooms target=”_blank”>DIY – How To Grow Gourmet Mushrooms At Home – Mushroom Farming target=”_blank”>DIY – How To Grow Gourmet [...]

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY LOOKS FORWARD TO SUMMER

2013-05-28 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the May 2013 Edition of Pick-Apart Poetry as we approach June and look forward to the arrival of Summer in just a few weeks. For many of us, in fact, the Memorial Day Weekend marks at least the unofficial beginning of summer. So let’s celebrate the occasion with some poetry that looks forward [...]

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Meet Wind Power 6

2013-05-23 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Meet Wind Power 6 target=”_blank”>Homemade Vertical Axis Wind Turbine target=”_blank”>Vertical Axis Wind Turbine target=”_blank”>Building a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine target=”_blank”>How to Make an Inexpensive Vertical Wind Turbine – Part 1 target=”_blank”>How to Make an Inexpensive Vertical Wind Turbine – Part 2 target=”_blank”>wind turbine vertical axis rotor target=”_blank”>Eolico 5 Kw – Helix Wind target=”_blank”>Gwindoline – vertical [...]

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How to make Pottery 5

2013-04-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

How to make Pottery 5 target=”_blank”>Making an Olla plant self watering clay pot on the potters wheel demo target=”_blank”>Throwing / making a clay pottery tea pot on the wheel how to make demo target=”_blank”>Making a small flower petal leaf shaped pottery clay bowl target=”_blank”>Throwing making a clay pottery casserole with handles and lid target=”_blank”>Making / [...]

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Rainwater Cistern Construction 4

2013-04-23 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Rainwater Cistern Construction 4 target=”_blank”>Installing a 500 gallon rain water cistern in Shawna Coronado’s front lawn target=”_blank”>PVC Irrigation System, Automatic Water Timers, and Rain Barrel System target=”_blank”>MNT’s Rainwater Collection System with Manifold target=”_blank”>rain barrel system target=”_blank”>How to build a Rain Barrel with electric pump target=”_blank”>660 Gallon Rain Barrel & Compost Tea System target=”_blank”>How to Build [...]

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Meet Stephen Gaskin and The Farm 1

2013-04-19 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Meet Stephen Gaskin and The Farm 1 target=”_blank”>HIGH TIMES Films — Stephen Gaskin Part 1 target=”_blank”>HIGH TIMES Films — Stephen Gaskin Part 2 target=”_blank”>The Farm’s Ecovillage Tour target=”_blank”>Stephen Gaskin Talks about the History of The Farm target=”_blank”>Stephen Gaskin part 1 target=”_blank”>Stephen Gaskin part 2 target=”_blank”>Stephen Gaskin part 3 target=”_blank”>Ina May and Steven Gaskin on Midwives, [...]

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Meet the Elephant Sanctuary 4

2013-04-12 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Meet the Elephant Sanctuary 4 target=”_blank”>Sissy, Winkie and the Water Wagon target=”_blank”>Billie’s Orange Toy target=”_blank”>Tarra & Bella: Summer 2010 target=”_blank”>Summertime at the Sanctuary target=”_blank”>Debbie & Ronnie in the Pond target=”_blank”>Remembering Lottie target=”_blank”>Elephant Enrichment Toy Story target=”_blank”>Flora and Tange Playing at Elephant Sanctuary target=”_blank”>Minnie, Debbie and Ronnie target=”_blank”>Our Elephants in 2010

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