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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fugue in Ursa Major, now in hardback

The hardback version of Fugue in Ursa Major has been released. It’s available from Amazon, or it can be ordered through your local independent bookstore. The ISBN for the hardback edition is 978-0-9916132-2-9.

What’s next around here?

The county convention of the Stokes County Democratic Party, April 21 In July, this blog will be eight years old. Soon I’ll reach the 1,000th post. Any blog that has been around this long is bound to go through changes and fallow periods. But I’m not going away. I’m just trying to get clear on […]

The new painting is on the wall

Some months ago, Ken commissioned a painting of Acorn Abbey from Frank Duncan, a local artist. The painting is now hanging on the wall at the abbey. It’s a large piece — 56 inches wide. We put a lot of thought into the painting, and we chose to submerge the house into the woods and […]

Fracking video wins award

Last year, No Fracking in Stokes produced a video, aimed at our rural constituents, to help them see how fracking would threaten their rural lifestyles by turning rural areas into industrial zones. This week, that video won first place and audience favorite at the Sustainability Shorts Film Festival at the University of North Carolina at […]