For many years, Ann was very actively involved with the Redwood Funeral Society, which was dedicated to exposing the problems in the funeral industry. They were inspired by and knew the English activist “Decca” Mitford who wrote The American Way of Death. In 1992, Jackie Spier was conducting an investigation in Sacramento. At one of the press … More A Little “Street Theater”
Papercuts have long been a popular art form in China. While Ann was in China, she bought some and came back to the U.S. with an extensive collection. Some of them are available as rewards for supporting the Kickstarter campaign. To check out all the rewards, go to the campaign at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1559887965/across-oceans-and-revolution-a-principled-life Thank you!
Among my happiest times in China were my stints of physical labor with the peasant team at the Evergreen Commune (Sijieqing Gongshe), where I felt very warmly welcomed and was patiently helped. I felt that we all became friends, despite language limitations. I admired the stamina of the peasants, who worked hard from early to … More Sharing work and laughter with Chinese peasants