Category Archives: farming

A Decent Family Man And Citizen: A Requiem For Vietnamese Peasants

There are certain things that can’t be taken away from the late John McCain: He was a Navy pilot he was shot down over Vietnam and captured he was held as a prisoner of war for five and a half … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hurricane Haiku: Tropical Storm Postscript

1.) And then came the rain following the hurricane Tropical Storm Lane   2.) Everything is wet and the rain is still falling. Gardens are grateful.   3.) We’re all still alive us and all the animals horse and ducks … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hurricane Haiku

1.) Hurricane, they say be safe, get to higher ground this must be the calm   2.) Winds are picking up the palm trees are swaying now still only sprinkles   3.) Hurricane winds blow a lost pigeon finds the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Street

This is the storm of the century it’s time to batten down the hatches and tie down the tents close all the windows, shutters, and vents make one last trip to town to stock up on supplies buy cases of … Continue reading

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Truly Grateful

I am truly grateful for all that I have so grateful that I was able to remove myself from the confines of capitalism a system that has killed countless millions, billions even, of people far better than I and I … Continue reading

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One Eyed Dog

A feral dog showed up outside Uncle Bobby’s farm a few weeks ago mangy and too thin, her left eye was a pool of puss and blood we took her home, cleaned her up and got her some food we … Continue reading

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Birds

The other day, I sat in silence watching the birds play and listening to them sing and each time one would leave it would bring a few more as it returned and I thought it was a bird party until … Continue reading

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