Walking Turcot Yards: William Close plays the Earth Harp at the Temple of Transition Burning Man 2011

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mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: A moment of gritty reflection

Delores always liked to take a few moments between shows and get a little alone time. Of late the circus had been touring in the Southwest and they’d seen lots of desert. Delores liked the desert. It reminded her of … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: An Unlikely Apocalypse

At first, it had seemed possible to continue moving through the desolate landscape on foot, but soon, it was obviously impracticable. Many bad things happened to the people travelling in traditional, bipedal mode: Ether-snakes. Entropic planter fasciitis. Electric sand. (And … Continue reading →

Things Are Good: Getting Water from Air

With water wars becoming a concern for nations around the world a small French company has come up with a way to get water out of thin air. Well, humid air, and it’s for more than just providing peace it’s a way for many communities to get off the grid and become when more self-sufficient. ...

350 or bust: Chasing Water: Examining The Human Toll On A River

Chasing Water, follows photojournalist Peter McBride and writer John Waterman (great name, I know!) as they set out to document the flow of the Colorado River from source to sea. A Colorado native, McBride hails from a ranching family that depends on the Colorado for irrigation, and this is the story of his backyard. His ...