Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: January 27th, 2001
I’m starting this letter late Saturday afternoon, with the last, tragic act of Aida playing live from the Met on the radio…
Teaching, institute, community, farm. That’s the order in which we shall proceed here.
TEACHING. The course is environmental ethics… College students are so lively and curious, so cautiously idealistic, so ready to be ignited by any flame of truth. [...]
Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: January 26th, 2001
“My writing is a search for Truth.
It comes out of love.
It empowers; it does not judge
or accuse or rob anyone of
dignity or respect.
It is clear and precise.
The passage of my words through
the minds of others leaves them
more open, more thoughtful,
Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: January 25th, 2001
“Years ago, when I went out to my new chicken house and found the very first freshly laid egg, I stared at it in awe. “How did that hen DO that?” I wondered. She takes in grain and bugs and kitchen scraps and turns then into an EGG! Shell on the outside, white and yolk on the inside, all proper [...]
Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: January 18th, 2001
“In the old electric system, it cost utilities less to subsidize our more efficient bulbs than to build another dinosaur power plant. In the deregulated system, they have only one incentive: to sell us as much power as possible at the lowest apparent price. So much for efficiency.
Don’t set up the poor to bid against the rich. Don’t try to [...]