Where in the Appalachian Bioregion are we going?

Where in the Appalachian Bioregion are we going? The consensus was for the White Mountain National Forest (in the Northeast), or the Appalachian states of Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia. Spring Council selected a site in North Eastern Tennessee.

If you're not familiar with the gauntlet on the road into the gathering, and want to avoid a mandatory court appearance ticket click here.

For the Howdy Folks and directions to the gathering, click here. For the United States Forest Service Incident Command website with groovy maps and updates, click here.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Greatest Hits

I started doing a yearly gathering-related blog in 2008 based on the recommendation of a woman who I deeply respected and admire.  So here's some of what I consider the better posts from 2008 to 2011.  Some of them were written by me, others by folks I know and admire.    Enjoy!

Counciling in 1972 by Garrick Beck

The Silent Prayer/Meditation for World Peace on July 4th

Sage Advice for First Time Gatherers

Tips for a Safe Journey Home & a Positive Gathering

Gathering with Kids by Info Karen (The other Karen who hangs @ Info)

Rap on Access

So You Want to Focalize a Kitchen?

Creating Community

Health and Hand Washing

On Shanti Sena by Medicine Socks

Parking Lot Crew

Workshops @ the Gathering

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  1. the last few links are coming up 404. thank you karin, all youe blogs are wonderful!

  2. Just edit the link when you click on it and copy it. For example one says
    Remove the first www.blogger and use the rest of the link and it works. So those are


    1. sorry about that. i've fixed all the links now.

  3. This is truly wonderful. I am posting a link to this site on my facebook page. Loving you sistah!