Newark: Renewal & Green Alliance Building

March. Divine Feminine. Rebirth. Rejuvenation. Renewal. Ecological Reckoning. Spring forward. New Moon arrived 8:55 pm. Many of us were inspired by Majora Carter’s palpable testimonial and vision for redefining environmental justice and inequity in her now legendary TED Talk,  “Greening the ghetto”, presented in 2006. In her passionate homily, Carter…

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“Anything We Love Can Be Saved”

Part of the work I’m committed to in my role as an educator is helping my students write stories that map the vast terrain of expression in the quest for justice, citizenship, green issues, and moral responsibility to the planet. That said, my aim now, is simply to manage a month…

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Climate Change COP21: Brown and Green Matters

December:  New Moon 11 / Winter Solstice 21 / Full Cold Moon-Christmas  25 /  New Year’s Eve 31 The COP21 Climate Summit that culminates in Paris with the arrival of the December 11th New Moon also convened in the aftershocks of a violent, cataclysmic event that shattered lives and the…

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Celestial Navigations for My New Moon Healing

  New Moon – Nov. 11 /Brings out winter. Full Beaver Moon – Nov. 25  / “Shred or chop leaves and add them to the compost pile.” The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Calendar 2015. This past weekend, I found my way back to my garden with a renewed intention for…

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Trending: #Nature Matters

New Moon 18 May – Eat garlic, leeks, and tomatoes Memorial Day (observed) 25 May – Plant warm-season vegetables Full Strawberry Moon, 2 June – Plant most varieties of strawberries World Environment Day 5 June “To Janie’s eyes, everything in the Everglades was big and new…Ground so rich that everything…

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Pope’s Last Stand & Earthing Yourself

At this New Moon rising, we learned that our dear Olivia Pope has lost her beloved Jake to the malicious reckonings of Papa Pope. (Who knew that Joe Morton could be soooo badass!) Far be it from me to finger-point and mutter, “I told you so” — but I did.…

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Scandalous Pursuits and Springing Imagination

So begin the celebrations of spring, with winter’s aggressive, Shakespearian foulness officially behind us. Sort of. Hopefully… Rife with metaphors of dancing gnomes, chirping birds and blooming flora, my spring represents possessions that have been left behind or released, in exchange for new assets, new growth. This season, I also…

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