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Zen: Buddhist B & B in Hakalau

No TV. Limited Wi-Fi. No cell phone coverage unless you walk down the road to find a hot spot. Silence from 6.30 p.m. to 6.30 a.m. No microwave. No shoes in the house: a sunny yellow and white relic of

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Posted in Big Island, Coqui Frogs, Environment, Hamakua, Hawaiian Values, I BLOG, Listening, Mochi-pounding, Seniors, Sustainability, Uncategorized

Presidential Candidates: Extractive or Generative?

In her latest book, Owning Our Future, Marjorie Kelly tells a hopeful story of “Journeys to a Generative Economy.” She describes people who are actually helping to build an economy “around ideals like fairness, community and sustainability—an economy that in

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Posted in Business and Justice, Healthcare, I BLOG, Seniors, Sustainability, Uncategorized

Do You See Jesus? A $6400 Question for Seniors

While visiting friends in St. Augustine, America’s oldest parish, a few days ago, two things made me think of Paul Ryan. One, I heard middle-schooler Sam Franzini point out that you could detect USA GOLD in Gabby Douglas’ last name.

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Posted in Catholic Politicians, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Healthcare, I BLOG, Seniors, Uncategorized, US Bishops

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