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Andrea’s WWOOFing Adventure

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I came to my experiment in WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) half through bad luck and half through feeling more driven to think...
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Too Soft to WWOOF?

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Dear Andrea, What a wonderful post about WWOOFing!  It reminds me of one of my previous posts about learning real skills in preparation of the inevitable...
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They Made Me a Farmer

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I enjoyed reading Andrea’s piece about her journey into the world of WWOOFing -- shades of the ‘60s and the Back to the Land movement. ...
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Riding Solo from Monterey to Santa Barbara

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God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference...
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Soixante Huitards

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Like most children of French “Soixante Huitards” – or “Sixty Eighters” – I have always been nostalgic for the ‘60s. Even though I was born...
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Planting Seeds of Social Justice

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The moment I stepped foot on the campus, I knew I belonged there somehow. Right below Griffith Park—what seemed like worlds away from home in…

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Justice Reinvestment

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Mass incarceration has had a devastating impact on low income African American neighborhoods.  Meanwhile, more affluent and white areas have gone largely unscathed.  Though mass…

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When I was a kid there was this 15-minute Claymation show called Davey and Goliath. I remember it came on Channel 9 at odd times….

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