At the 2016 ESTIA conference, Still Water co-director and New Media professor Joline Blais used her keynote address to acknowledge a number of the most important practitioners who have contributed to her creative projects over the past decade.
To coincide with Digital Humanities Week 2011, Joline Blais joins permaculture experts Julia and Charles Yelton, social media hackademic Craig Dietrich, Rural Maine Partners’ Claudia Lowd, and members of the Wabanaki community in hosting “Social Media and Sustainability” at LongGreenHouse, a clearinghouse for sustainable culture on the edge of the U-Me campus.
As the final speaker in the panel discussion “Re-Imagining Globalism: Maine in the World’s Economy” at Bates College on Jan. 25, 2008, Peter Riggs, Executive Director of the Forum on Democracy and Trade, concluded his talk on climate change and international relations with a call for a new kind of creativity: “Probably the most exciting …
Archimedes was wrong: the tool most people use to move the earth is the mattock. Although often overshadowed by its big brother, the pickaxe, the mattock works on a human rather than industrial scale. You find pickaxes in diamond mines and labor camps, where burley men with short lifespans heave them to gouge precious bits …
Local plant supplier Fedco has donated over fifty fruit trees and other plants to help with LongGreenHouse’s planting marathon this weekend. Old and young permaculturalists, from both the Wassookeag home school and the university and Native communities, drew on this generous gift to populate the first catchment of food forest in the LongGreenHouse plot on …
We inviteÂ Wassookeag women and friends to join us for our first Womens; Gathering hosted atÂ LongGreenHouse (5 Chapel) byÂ Miigam’agan. Kate Hastings will open our gathering with a short tribal dance to link our hearts and energies together for the joyous journey ahead! Food Welcome, but come as you are!
Debby and Kate will leaveÂ LongGreenHouse at 9:30 am for a 10:00 am visit. Or if you prefer, meet us at 10 at the Center!
Today Wassookeagers and their friends were treated to a presentation by the University of Maine Debate Society, whose members conducted a debate on whether the US should sign the Kyoto Accord. After the formal debate, the U-Me students held a free-form discussion about climate change as well as their experience of the debate process itself.
I found this list of 40 characteristics of healthy families online.Â Of course every family is different, but I thought it might be nice to look at what might be positive attributes to family rather than negative. http://home.earthlink.net/~chavele/40traits.html
My dog went to the vet.Â He doesn’t like it so we had to give him a pill that makes him calm down a little bit.Â He had to stay overnight.Â We had to get up at 7 a.m. to get him.Â But I love him.