Krista Tippett of the wonderful radio program Speaking of Faith, on sustainability: Our emerging national conversation about sustainability has a decidedly “eat your spinach” tone. We’re steeling ourselves to enter the realm of sacrifice, and penance. But as I’ve explored ethics and meaning in American life these past few years, I’ve been struck by the [...]
Archive for November 2007
As planned we will be having a meeting tomorrow, Nov 27th, at 6:30PM at the Norman Chamber of Commerce, 115 East Gray, across the street from the Grapevine restaurant. This will be a general meeting to make decisions about the art for the flier, update each other and clarify questions before Kara reports to the [...]
Via The Norman Transcript: The film “Oklahomans Taken for a Ride” will be shown 7 p.m. Monday at the Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster Ave. The film highlights the rail infrastructure Oklahoma has and the importance of protecting it and putting it to better use. The event is being sponsored by the Oklahoma County [...]
Check out this great tool/toy at http://www.walkscore.com/. You type in any address and get a walkability score of 0 to 100 based on nearby parks, schools, restaurants, and retail. My place in Norman gets a 78!
Japanese lunar orbiter Kaguya captures the first HD images of the Earth rising and setting over the moon’s horizon: Some famous words by Carl Sagan come to mind: Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being [...]