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Grandmothers Will Share Their Wisdom About Sustainability

The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, a group of women who represent a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for Mother Earth, is featured in a documentary called "For the Next 7 ...
Activism, Culture, Politics

Reflections on Tunisia

[caption id="attachment_4489" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Mohamed Bouazizi of Tunisia"][/caption] I personally was thinking that Mr. Bouazizi should receive the Nobel Peace Prize (he will not though - the Nobel Prize committee cannot award prizes posthumously). His ...
Activism, Travel, Travel Journal

2011 – Exciting Times for the Blue Mountain Project

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="346" caption="Blue Mountain Project helps the Hagley Gap District of Jamaica, including its children."][/caption] I just spent a delightful two weeks in Hagley Gap working with Zadie, our new Program Manager, and ...
Activism, Travel

Welcome Zadie, Blue Mountain Project’s New Program Manager

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="195" caption="Zadie Neufville"][/caption] I am pleased to announce that The Blue Mountain Project 's long search for a new Program Manager is over. Zadie Neufville will join the Blue Mountain Project in ...
Activism, Destinations, Travel

Wisconsin Snow In Contrast to the Jamaica Sun

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Nov 23
My area of the world, Wisconsin,  received seven inches of snow the weekend of November 13-14. We went from an Indian summer with temperatures in the 60s to the low 30s overnight Friday. As ...
Activism, Travel

Hagley Gap and the Floods

Jamaica was hit by an enormous amount of rain last week - 12 inches of rain in 36 hours, according to  Gwion, our Water Ambassador, in the rain gauge at the Ambassador house. Everyone is ...
Activism, Culture, Travel

The Value of Host Families in the Gap

Woke up this morning to the peaceful sounds of life in Hagley Gap, Jamaica: Children running around playing with odds and ends; Women making their way to the river for water, passing gossip along ...
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