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Rabbit Holes 1

Updated: Sep 27, 2020

It might have been the multiple hurricanes blowing through our part of Georgia in the last few weeks, or it might just be climate frippery, but regardless autumn has official sprung. The wind and clouds, sun and air all sing the same tune:

"Get ready for time is running out. Gather your acorns, thicken your sap, squeeze out every remaining drop of sunlight and rain that you can for the coming winter."

The birds and squirrels are frenzied, the plants introspective, the wind grabs with a little more pinch, and the morning chill whispers just so.

Time is running out. Sure, but it hasn't run out yet.

So gather your nuts, your family, and your courage.

We're gonna need it all.

Here are this week's link:

  1. 10 things you need to know to stop a coup

  2. Velux windows partners with WWF to put together a lifetime carbon neutral plan, which forces the company to reckon with their carbon footprint over the entire lifetime of the company.

  3. A New American Manifesto...or rather the original updated for a modern audience.

  4. My oldest son and I had to figure out what a parallelogram was. Now you don't have to.

  5. My youngest son on the other hand was curious about what a gorilla really looks like.

  6. And what I really wanted to know was what's the difference between a vegetable and a fruit?

  7. I have a friend obsessed with Lord of the Rings. I'm getting him this.

  8. What My Sled Dogs Taught Me About Planning for the Unknown...seems relevant right about now.

  9. Good urbanism alert! Tucker, GA planning alley project that will transform its downtown.

  10. What's a mouse look like?

  11. I lucked up and found a perfectly preserved pomegranate on the sidewalk from a neighbor's pomegranate tree, so now I get to learn how the heck to plant pomegranate seed.

  12. You might be among the richest people in the world and not realize it.

  13. NOMAD Architects makes incredibly interesting sustainable buildings.

  14. How a bunch of pigs in rural Mississippi helped secure financial independence for Black families in the 1970s. Fannie Lou Hamer's Pioneering Food Activism Is a Model for Today.

  15. What does oak bark look like?

  16. Book review: ‘Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World’ by Jason Hickel.

  17. How to cut back Berberis Darwinaii.

  18. Cool update about past endangered historic places from the National Trust for Historical Preservation.

  19. What is the lifecycle of a butterfly?

  20. What the Climate Movement Can Learn From Indigenous Values.

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