[permaculture] Peak Oil -

Jay Woods woodsjay at cox.net
Fri Jul 13 19:44:50 EDT 2007


I noticed on 
http://www.realtytrac.com/freePropDetails.asp?pageNum=247&propId=8474633&accnt=15350&selstatus=R
 
  Chatam Berry  Austin, TX 78748   RSFR  $286  TBD, TBDView property on mapA 
picture for this property is available!  7/14/2006 5,900 sq ft.

5900 sq ft for $286 looks good for permaculture.

On Friday 13 July 2007 05:21:06 pm Tommy Tolson wrote:
> Marjory wrote:
> > Hi Tommy,
> >
> > I sincerely appreciate that you are getting it about the end of oil, the
> > various plans of the neocons, and your calls to wake up.  Yes, its all
> > happening - its real - and humanity is in for some serious changes. 
> > Anyone who starts to see this should be scared shitless, and it sounds
> > like you are there.  That is good.  That is what it takes to make the
> > necessary changes.
> >
> > What are you doing specifically?  I see you are from Austin by your
> > email. That is a fairly large city.  Are you growing your own food there?
> >  Have you constructed a water catchment system?  Or perhaps, dug a pond
> > for fish? What designs have you implemented?  Have you created a
> > community where there is a focus towards sustainability?
>
> I am in the observation phase of designing Ecocity Austin.
>
> I live in an apartment.
>
> I'm a disabled vet living on disability compensation.
>
> I buy all my food, either from the store or the farmers market - or the
> coop, if I drive up there.
>
> I drive a gasoline-powered car.
>
> One of my teachers at New College was Richard Heinberg, author of /The
> Party's Over/.
>
> Basically, I'm fucked.  I'm into designing my way out of there without
> weenying out and designing a groovy farm in Bumfuck, Egypt to avoid the
> marauding hoards of starving urbanites after 2030.  I don't want to live
> if human civilization fails.
>
> Thanks for responding.
>
> Smiles.
> Tommy Tolson
> Austin, TX
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