Category Archives: Digital Stories

What I Learned That I Have Not Needed to Unlearn

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by Michael Shipka A Project for AMIN 3402: Native Americans in the Cinema  

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November Light & Love

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Life-filled November photos taken by Bassett Creek in Theodore Wirth Park. Accompanied by the inspirational music of Anael and Bradfield.

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The Eyes Have It!

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This is the story of an afternoon spent in a friend’s village near Yogyakarta on Java, Indonesia.

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Light and Flow

Bassett Creek

This is a narrated story of my desire to introduce more light and more flow into my life.  I went for a walk by a creek where I received a most delightful and unexpected surprise…a gift of light and flow! … Continue reading

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The Sound of Walking

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The story begins with my arrival at a refugee camp near Al Gedaref in The Sudan in January of 1985. As the story unfolds, it is really about questions I still hold today – of how best to make a … Continue reading

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Sitting in Our Urban Forest

By Cedar Lake 2010

This short video is a ‘story’ of my walk to my sitting place by Cedar Lake in Minneapolis on August 5, 2010. I participated in a project called “Terra Places.”  It was sponsored by The Powers of Place Initiative and the Terrapsychology … Continue reading

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Walk in Beauty

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Photos of a walk on August 15, 2010 by Cedar Lake in Minneapolis…just 5 minutes from downtown.  Lots of green and yellow.  It is set to music of the Native American traditional prayer, ‘I Walk in Beauty.’  

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Home Sitting Places…My Desk and Our Yard

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I have taken literally hundreds of photos of birds in all seasons right through my office window.  Not only do they like the feeders that are only a foot from the window but also, they like perching on the fence.  … Continue reading

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SteppingStones…The River of Life

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Over time, we step from stone to stone in the rivers of our lives.  Using the river as a metaphor for life experiences, power, wisdom, and flow, this digital story of place suggests some of the SteppingStones we touch during … Continue reading

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APOD Meets Monty Python

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As a daily practice, each morning I view the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD).

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Uncultivated Spring…in Our Urban Forest

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Cultivated Spring…In Our Neighborhood

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Place and Wholeness at Genesis Farm

Place and Wholeness Genesis Farm

Photos taken at Genesis Farm, Blairstown, NJ during September 2010 of 1) Earth as Nature, 2) Human-Fashioned Earth, and 3) Our Human Community  

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The Nature of Order: Making Places / Portraits of Our Human Community

Genesis Portraits

  The community of people who lived together at Genesis Farm in Blairstown, New Jersey from September 30 to October 3, 2010.

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The Nature of Order: Making Places

Genesis Farm

 Several days at Genesis Farm in Blairstown, NJ, exploring Christopher Alexander’s The Nature of Order with folks of The Powers of Place Initiative.  

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Enchanting Encounter, Precious Place, Beautiful Banff

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Please enjoy a glimpse into the wonderful beings – human and more – who participated in our “Place-Based Leadership” conversation in this precious place.  

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