Biblical Adventures: The Grain of Wheat

[slideshow] Creatio has begun a new series of spiritual activities called Biblical Adventures. The central idea is to participate in outdoor activities that are used in the Bible to illustrate a spiritual reality. Some examples are vine dressing, fishing, shepherding, farming, harvesting wheat, etc. By actually participating in these activities, we can get some deeper […]

Backpacking and Faith

Today Pope Benedict XVI officially proclaimed the beggining of the year of faith with an inaugural Mass and a private note with reflections on Vatican II. During the Mass the Pope spoke about the importance of faith, in continuum with Vatican II and the teachings of the most recent Pope’s since then. IN concluding his […]

Does the Local Movement help Farmers?

Trey Malone, who has posted on this blog before here, along with Prof. Whitaker, has an interesting article examining the economic benefits of the ‘local’ food movement. You can read the full article here. Essentially the article shows how the “local food movement” is an urban phenomenon that benefits small farms close to urban and […]

Bee Hope

Since the St. Malo fire and my house burning down, one of the few things left was the bee hive. Unfortunately the bee’s did not survive the cold winter, but I haven’t given up yet. Now my hive is being cared for by my friend Laurent, and I can’t wait to see how it is […]

Flying Bear at CU Boulder

Here’s some more animal curiosity, which unfortunately ended in some tragedy. Last week at CU Boulder, my Alma Mater where I got my Master’s of Science degree, students found a bear resting in a tree outside their dorm. Eventually the bear was tranquilized and fell on a safety mat. The picture by a student became […]

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