Global Perspectives
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    Persistence, tub stickers, crisis survival (tools proven successful for a century)

    Persistence, tub stickers, crisis survival (tools proven successful for a century)   My ancestors who survived the years from 1918-1929 developed effective, marvelous  tools and methods. They not only survived, they thrived while creating a legacy of success still enjoyed by family beneficiaries 102 years later.  

    I think of an old poem by Robert Frost, about a mountain stream rushing and splashing down stream against obstacles, logs, and it hits a boulder. For a moment, the water runs backward, back on itself. 

    It is then, perhaps that we should consider our roots, our ancestors, before going further into the froth and splashing collisions of life. Back even with a rushing stream all around.    Like today, our ancestors dealt with multi pronged disasters.  Crashes, curves, rocks and fallen trees along the way. …


  • Jun 15, 2020 | Living  

    Hold onto Lena Superceeds the multiple layers of conflict in our world

    Hold on to Lena my son.... A new song, written by a talented writer/singer tells a story. A mother from Latin America, wants to see her young daughter and son, escape the poverty and corruption of life in the poorest and most corrupt part of Latin America. She tells her son, (which becomes the chorus), "Hold on to Lena my son!" They travel by foot, with no money, no food, for miles and miles...


  • Jun 4, 2020 | Living  

    Progressive Farmer Editor Shared this Great Article, Enjoy!

    Comment from Ben Boothe: This Pandemic may remind us of how fragile our "food chain" is. Yesterday I was with a farmer who has 15 farms in Oklahoma, a very bright and hard working farmer. He told me that he had to kill hundreds of hogs, because the cost of feeding and caring for them became so expensive. Prices dropped because demand for pork dropped...


  • May 16, 2020 | Living  


    Average Govt Savings When Old People Die ( Is someone hoping to help balance a budget on Deaths of Seniors, God forbid! ) Special: Credit: Dan Jankowski, mathematician, statistical studies and Ben Boothe, Publisher BootheGlobalPerspectives...


  • Apr 15, 2020 | Living  

    The Legacy of a bird named Enza

    1918, is a year we all have something in common with, 102 years later. We can learn from history. We must learn from history. For me it is somewhat personal, because my Great Grandfather, was a tall stout farmer, who had immigrated from Boothe, Arkansas to Texas to farm the rich newly opened up lands of Kent County, Texas...


  • Apr 5, 2020 | Living  

    Handy Tools to Fight "Coved19" (Corona Virus)

    A three fold, two material hand sewn face mask Ben in a protective suit and respirator, with gloves and eye protection, when sterilizing buildings Or a great tools is a mobile laboratory, that has equipment, 6 chemical (Corona killing) treatments, and support materials to do a "deep" sterilization...


  • Mar 6, 2020 | Living  


    My "Granny" often cooked up beans and cornbread during 'hard times', to get our family "through the storm". But in this worldwide plague, beans and cornbread may not be the total solution. Many people are now taking precautions, and preparing to "sit out" this coronavirus, at home and keep our families. safe. So yes, we might all dig up "Granny's recipe" instead of going out to eat so much...


  • Feb 23, 2020 | Living  

    The Alamo. 185 years later...still speaks to us today.

    The Battle of the Alamo was fought between the Republic of Texas and Mexico from February 23, 1836 to March 6, 1836. It took place at a fort in San Antonio , Texas called the Alamo. The Mexicans won the battle, killing all of the Texan soldiers inside the fort. As a child growing up to Fess Parker in the Disney production of the Alamo movie. I promptly found a "coon skin" hat to wear then...


  • Dec 4, 2019 | Living  


    Don't let the dragons get you down. Seems that they are everywhere, sowing violence, disruption and anger all over the world. It would seem a good idea to stay out of their flames. So I have been thinking about dragons. Just how much do we know of dragons? So just for fun, I will share some information with you. Perhaps it will help us navigate these days of dragons, fire and violence...


  • Oct 20, 2019 | Living  

    Fermented Jalapeno and Pineapple Hot Sauce and Relish, Probiotics from Ancients

    Ever had an urge to follow an ancient recipe? I was intrigued with canning some items using a "fermentation" method of old, not just soaking vegetables in vinegar. You might want to give it a try. Just imagine you are an ancient Babylonian doing this new "magical" fermentation process. It is a connection to the past, and this method can create all kinds of good things bursting with probiotics...


  • May 12, 2019 | Living  


    We have written and spoken often about Time and Why? Two deep concepts. A friend sends us this wonderful article that we thought you would enjoy. Our credit along with our thanks goes to Steve Taylor, who wrote it. Take the Time to read it and you will understand Why...


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