Time to plant seeds! Provided you’re not stuck in a deep freeze that is…….
Blessings to you all for this year ahead! my deepest wish for you is that it be filled with vibrant health, love and prosperity
This entry will be a little all over the place reviewing some stories that stuck out from the last year and other random tidbits….enjoy!
Maybe you drank too much last night…..how about some sound healing in the Temple of Sacred Sound?
The year started with inspiration from the Iceman Wim Hof – this excellent 39 minute video tells his amazing story so well – this led to me personally exploring ice therapeutically and doing polar bear swims
VisualCapitalist produced an articles that highlights the top infographics for 2017 related to markets and trends If you’re not familiar with them, infographics are great for visual learners….
The loss of jobs to robots continued – here is one example from Japan – major questions remain as to how humanity will cope with increasing populations and decreasing numbers of jobs due to automation….
The war on cash continued- India was frontline in this struggle also major players such as VISA have a vested interest in having all transactions go digital…...
Russia has made plans to go biometric for banking services– although optional, it marks a continuing worldwide trend
Lyme disease quietly continued to rise – it may even be implicated in Alzheimer’s and autism in some people- the effects are far more wide-reaching than we realize….physicians are not well versed in treatment protocols generally either…
Facebook could be more powerful than the NSA (or is it already?) in less than 10 years– intriguing article asking good questions about what we’re really buying into by relying on one company for all our connections & our conformist ways of simply doing what everyone else is doing
Geoengineering continued….or is it all just made up? You be the judge…
Contrary to the story I highlighed last update, we have another story that paints a much more startling and grim picture about the ozone hole. This is from the Geoengineeringwatch site . Read and judge for yourself…...further coverage is here on the Globalresearch site including an audio clip discussing what may be one of the biggest issues facing the planet. Geoengineering has the potential to unleash unintended consequences on a massive and unprecendented scale in the modern world……
Further discussion on releasing particles into earth’s atmosphere to mimic volcanic eruptions and block the sun can be found in this recent Independent article…
G-Cubes- raises awareness of ocean pollution and is helping to clean the waters in an innovative way
one story that was related to my travels was Hurricane Ophelia hitting Ireland…..which sounds like it’s rare but apparently not.…..this one could have easily hit me out in the ocean though had it tracked more southwards…..I did snap photos of chemtrails south of where the storm was tracking so perhaps there was an effort to steer it……
Here are some things that caught my eye from the last couple of months…..
Apps designed to be addictive- teens now will likely spend a decade of their life staring at a smartphone– “We’re really living in this new era that we’re not just designing software anymore, we’re designing minds.” Ponder that ……
Antarctic ozone hole smallest in 29 years- good news! Which led me to wonder……how about the North Pole? Well there isn’t as much of an issue there and this page does a decent job explaining the differences in temperature, chemistry, and geography
“France, the United Kingdom and the United States have not taken part in the negotiation of the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. We do not intend to sign, ratify or ever become party to it.” Interesting…..
Activist art highlights palm industry.….speaking of palm….it came to my attention that Dr. Bronner’s soap uses palm oil so all the hippies and environmentalists who love Dr. Bronners may want to reconsider their support….
VISA- War on cash- “We’re focused on putting cash out of business,” Visa’s new CEO Al Kelly – VISA offering bribes/incentives to retailers to refuse taking cash
Restored Colossal Statue of Ramses II(aka Ramesses) unveiled in Egypt apparently he was a redhead….strange for an Egyptian….
Once-pristine Arctic contains 300 billion pieces of plastic what will we do about it? does this article inspire you to rethink how much plastic you consume?
No winners in any nuclear conflict- yet humanity still has almost 15,000 nuclear weapons out there (at least it’s better than the 32,0000 we had back in 1966)
Facebook unveils plan for next year to develop virtual worlds-let’s make life a videogame! quote from the article- “If you believe Facebook has good intentions and will properly protect user privacy, it’s exciting. If you don’t, then it’s a scary step towards a dystopian future.”
This blog started on this day 9 years ago and has had a small but loyal following….thank you for continuing to keep up. Send along suggestions you have for making it more valuable….or just drop a line and tell me what is inspiring you and furthering your evolution…..
thankful for water today and the turning of the seasons into spring
The deal that ignited an uprising…that you’ve probably never heard of…in 2009 a South Korean company, Daewoo, tried to buy half of Madagascar’s arable land for 99 years (they would have mowed down all of the forest to grow corn and biofuels)…..unbelievable! good on the people for rising up and putting a stop to it
The realities of power and change- Google woos Republicans- after years of Democrat bias– money still flows to both parties though- big corps always have their pulse on the lever of power wherever they may land…….
JEFTA- another corporate trade deal being worked on in the background, between Japan and the EU…..of course with the EU showing cracks in unity and more and more countries wanting independence from the bureaucracy this may end up being a no-go anyways….