I love the month of March. Every year, as winter cold dissolves into spring, I find myself amazed at the sheer heartiness and determination it must take for plants and animals to survive a climate that turns against them for months on end. I’m reminded of the creativity and strength of will our ancestors must have had to possess in order to survive and thrive without so many of the technological advances we enjoy today. Lucas here, contemplating the spirit of the grass as it sprouts up through the scorched landscape of a recent prescribed burn site here at Dancing…read more >
Good morning, dear readers! Lucas here, and I’m going to be a bit selfish today, and share some personal news and perspective with you. Technically, this IS news about Dancing Rabbit, but instead of focusing on village happenings as a whole, I find my thoughts can’t wander too far or wide these days, as my partner and I are GOING TO HAVE A BABY!!! In July. Not, like... right now. Don’t freak out yet. At least, that’s what I’m telling myself. My partner and I have been together for over two years, and I honestly could not imagine a better…read more >
Merry (forthcoming) Christmas and Happy Holidays from Lucas, at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage!! I'm pleased to be back writing to each and every one of you after an exceptionally busy warm season, a season I now find myself missing (and anticipating) as I look outside and shiver. This cold is for the birds. Penguins, specifically. Every fall I find myself anticipating a break over the cold months that never quite seems to manifest—much like the busy lifestyle I had prior to joining this community. However, I also find my attitude towards it quite different than before; I feel more positive about…read more >
Lucas here, doing some buzzing (in your ear) of my own on behalf of the DR hive.
The struggle is real here at Dancing Rabbit. It is most certainly a labor of love from my perspective, and I suspect many (if not all) others' as well.
I looked around the room, and felt a deep sense of being in the presence of independent, pioneering spirits..." OR "I'm determined to do something dumb on a sled. I just hope there's a camera handy when it happens.
Perhaps people are losing their wonder. Perhaps we feel too large, too important now, with no great expanse to humble us each evening.