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Amazing! (Colin)

November 23, 2013

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The blog series in which I ask members of Justseeds to make a list of five things that have been inspiring them as of late. This time we get a list from Colin Matthes of Wisconsin:


The things that make me tick:
1. Naomi Klein article about the radical Implications of research by climate scientists: How science is telling us all to revolt.
http://www.newstatesman.com/2013/10/science-says-revolt
2. Solar Power
In this case getting to install residential solar with my brother and father.

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3. Lawnmower Demolition Derby
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4. This book is rad, A People’s Art History of the United States
I just read the Yes Men chapter and want to purchase a SurvivaBall. I am also reading Ping Pong Conversations (an extended conversation with the Minnesota photographer Alec Soth).
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5. Rural Wisconsin Junk Boats
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A couple other good Wisconsin things I have been taking advantage of since yesterday are Central Waters Brewing Co (rural solar brewing excellence) and having a basketball team so bad and unexciting I got handed free court-side tickets for the game last night. This list put together while drinking a Strohs, wearing a robe, and hearing Kris Kristofferson – Kristofferson.

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