My Favorite Working Pony

Here are a couple of photos of the one I still think of as the "new horse."  It is made up of mostly recycled and scrap wood that I was hoarding for just such a project.  More than ten years later, I am still quite happy with the size and design of this one. It … Continue reading My Favorite Working Pony

Thoughts About “Right Living”

The great Philosophers have long thought about how to live a good life; good not only for ourselves but for the betterment of others and the world around us. One of the tenets of the Buddhist Eight-Fold Path is the concept of Right Living. I think this would have been far easier and less complex … Continue reading Thoughts About “Right Living”

Bill Coperthwaite

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It’s one of those things, that a week or so ago, I heard a thought to write a blog entry all about Bill Coperthwaite, but sadly, it has now turned into a eulogy as we just received the news that he died, when he drove his van into a rock, in his local town, Machiasport, Maine.

Bill has come into our story a few times: the last time was last summer, when we were on the road in Austria in the early conceptional stage of the zome, the central structure of the Zodiac Tent. He was a man of action and the weather then was such that we couldn’t really work outside so much, so Bill went wooding a lot and carved a few spoons, in-between design discussions. One of his memorable pointers was about the redundancy of jogging, and other exercise routines when instead you can go out into…

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