Author Archives: David Griswold

There is no them

Hey all, I know it’s been a while, and I know this post is somewhat unrelated to my usual postings about permaculture and farming, but it’s what seems pertinent in my life right now, and this feels like a good … Continue reading

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Reply to Mark

Note: My good buddy Mark left a comment on my last post, and, though I intended to write a short reply to him, what came out is what you see below! I think there’s a reason I’ve been loving my … Continue reading

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A week of good work

I’m about to head to bed, but thought in the brief moments before closing my eyes that I would jot out a few thoughts. For one, I’m realizing that at the current rate, attempting to catch up on an entire … Continue reading

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Not sure why…

But tonight just seems like a good night to get back to the writing. Somehow, a whole summer has now passed since I last took a moment to jot down my thoughts, and as the days keep passing, more keeps … Continue reading

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Where I’m sleeping

Access to wordpress has been granted, but time is limited! Suffice to say for now, this is the view from where I’m sleeping: And these are the folks I’ve been spending my time with: Normally they’re less blurry 😉 Than … Continue reading

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This post has a kilt in it

The days are just packed That’s how my time has felt since arriving in Portland. I realized today that the one thing I didn’t account for in looking ahead to these ten days: the need to get some sleep! Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Portland you’ve got it going on

Please read that title with this tune in mind. I can’t even begin to express how full my time in Portland thus far has been. The basic breakdown of each day has been something like this: 8:00 – Wake up, … Continue reading

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If they build it, it will hum

There is so much I want to reflect on after our second day of village building class here in Portland. I am going to start at what feels like the end, and see what ends up getting woven in as … Continue reading

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In it

I think this may be the longest gap in my writing since the blog has begun. There are a number of reasons for this, but suffice to say, we’re back, and I hope to be blogging strong over the course … Continue reading

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What a week

Well I’ve learned my lesson – a week is just too much to pack into one post! I shall do my best though. Three big things to share: 1) We’ve got a second greenhouse on the verge of completion! And … Continue reading

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