Category Archives: Garden, Plants, & Ecology

Weather Wot-me-Worries

Somehow the polar vortex was national news, though it kills far fewer than gun violence. We have survived both, so far. From very cold to rather warm to colder with freezing rain. I guess the weather is being designed in … Continue reading

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Solar Project is Fully Funded and Operational

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Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Solar Array (34 panels, 11.9 kW). The total cost of $33,977 is fully paid for without having to borrow. Our objective is to produce or offset 90% of our energy needs. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Solar 3: Commissioning by Co-op

Tuesday, representatives from Oakdale Electrical Co-op inspected and commissioned our new solar generation. Bob from Ethos was on hand to explain and then finish programming the system, including wifi monitoring. The array was online — grid connected — around noon and … Continue reading

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2017 Newsletter

Jo Marie has just compiled our 2017 Newsletter. Please have a look and review a big year for us. http://www.liberationpark.org/news/letters/news17dec.pdf

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Praise God, Honor Dhamma

Through my years at Suan Mokkh, as well as travels as Buddhist monk and teacher, I’ve been blessed to meet many outstanding examples of our bizarre species. Each in their particular ways bring Dhamma alive for us. Two are Mary … Continue reading

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