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Penni Duncan
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  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • United States
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How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
I recently learned about it, through contacts made at Earth Day in April, and through YES magazine.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Transition seems like the next step in my evolution to live lighter on the earth, and help others do the same.
What background and skills do you bring to this community?
I started two groups, one in Texas and one in Colorado, taking the discussion courses put out by NWEI, the North West Earth institute. An article I had written was published in Mother Earth News magazine. I am currently working on a humorous book about my efforts to live more sustainably given my disability (Cystic Fibrosis).
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement?
Involved in several social organizations whose members might be interested.
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
Since I am new to Transition, I would love to know what books are out there.
Suggestions you have for improving our Registration questions. Getting to know you better.

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At 3:33pm on December 19, 2010, Les Squires said…

Welcome Penni,  

Great to see your interest in Transition!  Welcome to the COLORADO TRANSITION NETWORK.  

Feel free to join in our activities. Click on a person's photo to make contact. Say Hello. Reinforce the good things they're talking about and doing.  Bring up a discussion that particularly interests you. Pose a question. Announce an event. Be serious.  Have fun!

In your local community, does Colorado Springs have a Transition-supporting website, or blog, or listserv, or Facebook, or Meetup where Transition subjects are dealt with?  If so, it would be spot on for all our Colorado members if you would consider including Colorado Springs in our registry of organizations, localities, virtual topics, companies, products, services, Twitterers, Facebooks, Meetups, etc. that support Transition and sustainability. What an opportunity for you to contribute to your neighbors! 

Here's the page to create your link -- Creating the group will give you a place to make your community visible throughout Colorado, to keep track of your local members, to use a handy mailing list to contact everybody, to announce and discuss.  You can see what 70 of our members have already created at  What do you say... Interested?  I'll be glad to help launch and build your group. 

One more thing.  It would be super to see your photo -- "Choose File" on -- Let me know if you need assistance.  I'll be delighted to do some photoshopping if needed.

Again, welcome!


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