Follow Your Passion

Dear Reader:   Recently, I wrote a blog about former United States Vice President Al Gore. He bought a 400-acre farm outside Nashville, Tennessee, and is using “regenerative agricultural” techniques to sequester carbon in the soil   There are other scientific-sounding terms to describe agricultural techniques, like the one that Al Gore is using, that

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An Inconvenient Truth

Dear Reader: One morning in early April, Karen woke up with the words “inconvenient truth” in her mind. An Inconvenient Truth is, of course, the 2006 documentary film about former United States Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate people about global warming. The film is credited for raising international public awareness of global warming

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Road Trip

Dear Reader: In my first blog, I expressed my strong desire to retire and return to the farm so that I can devote my full attention to saving the planet. My wife, Karen, keeps reminding me to be in the moment. Our remaining time in France is short, she says, and the time will go

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How did we get here?

Dear Reader:   This is the first of what I hope to be frequent blogs about helping to reverse climate change and addressing food insecurity by using regenerative farming practices, embodied in the principles of permaculture. For this first blog, Karen, my wife has insisted that I write a bit about myself. I am usually

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