Sustainability Notebook

Photo Quotes about sustainability A garden is never so good as it will be next year. – Thomas Cooper The planet is what makes us profitable. We cannot be sustainable if we cannot support the planet. – Whistler Mayor Ken Melamed, fresh from a trip to a sustainability conference in Sweden, Pique News Magazine What …

Death Notebook

Photo If I should die in a car wreck, may I have Van Morrison on my tape deck. – U-Li La Lu, Poi Dog Pondering Now it’s over I’m dead and I haven’t done anything that I want (now it’s over) / Or, I’m still alive and there’s nothing I want to do. – They …

Love Notebook

Poster:  Fall in Love What does your heart say? – Mixteco greeting (Na ca anun) Ma sa sa’ laa ch’ool (mah sah sah laa ch’ohl) (literally, is there happiness in your heart?) Sa in ch’ oo’ (sah een ch’ohl), (Yes, my heart is happy.) – Maya Q’eqchi Expression, Belize This eye looks with love This …

Quotes

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Peace Notebook

Power to the peaceful. – Spearhead We say we want peace, but nobody wants to change their own mind. – Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yell Fire There is no path to peace. Peace is the path. (No hay camino para la paz, la paz es el camino.) – Mahatma Gandhi El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. (Respect …

Communication Notebook

Photo If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to change the way you see the world (or as the Germans would say, these words might warp your Weltanschauung). – …

Local Travel Quotes

Photo: Montevideo, Minnesota What are your favorite quotes about local travel? A lot of tourists have a consumer attitude — what can I get, instead of what can I learn. We have to put aside our own cultural biases and learn as much as possible from the people we visit. I find that if you …

Mexico Notebook

Photo: Venus Many books have been written about Mexico under the guise of ‘guidebooks’ that, in reality, are nothing more than compilations of hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, along with a few tips about where to buy authentic handicrafts that almost look as if they came from Mexico and not Taiwan … These books don’t guide …

Learning Notebook

Photo It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein Wake up all the teachers time to teach a new way Maybe then they’ll listen to whatcha have to say Cause they’re the ones who’s coming up and the world is in their hands. When you teach the children teach ’em the …

Food Notebook

Photo: Tom Buckley, Tlayudas Quotes about food Quotes One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. – Henny Youngman Each gorilla has its own voice: you can really tell who’s singing, and if it’s …