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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    To sparkle up your Winter wardrobe, or get a jump on Spring, Wilderside announces our new vintage jewelry shop.
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Making sure to share or donate your own jewelry, and trying to buy vintage rather than new, is a way to help the environment.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ($2.99) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook;  and Smashwords independent EBook seller for $2.99, and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer. Next up...more platforms to come.

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Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ($2.99). In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.  OWS:WJH? includes an essay analyzing the “One Demand” concept. The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September […]

I have no kids, and I want my tax dollars used to educate homeless children

If I am supporting the community — then that means all the children in the community — not just those with the benefits of a stable home.

The Wilders have moved (close by)

Ian and Kimberly Wilder have begun a new adventure. We have moved from our co-op apartment to a new home in Riverhead. If you have missed seeing us around town, that is why. It has taken a long while to find a good home for us, in a community we love. We look forward to […]

Exclusive 11/4/12 Debate Interviews with Nader & Presidential Candidates

Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC,

Columbus Day weekend adventure: Eastern Long Island

Columbus Day weekend adventure: Lawn signs, fun, and sunsets My husband Ian and I took a drive out east on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. We had the idea to capture signs of fall for the blog. Among our observations was a study on lawn signs and politics. The full set of photos is […]

What in the world did Ian do in San Diego?

Ian’s San Diego: waterfront, palm trees, Comic con discounts, poetry reading, a 70’s folk singer, Occupy SD, Azerbaijani food, a baby giraffe, and my romantic panda cam assignation.

Happy 4th of July!

Over at Peace Couple, Ian has a list of Books for Independence Day. Ian says, “There’s never been a better time to speak out against injustices, stand up together for our rights and take action to preserve sovereignty, community and democracy.” And, well… The 4th of July holiday is also for relaxing and spending time […]

The Folk-Groovin’ Café Summerfest I 7/8/12

SUNDAY, July 8, 2012, 3:00–8:00PM A Backyard Folk-Fest of Epic Proportions!

Occupy Long Island: updates and media coverage

Long Island May Day and/or Occupy participation which onthewilderside heard about: Mt. Sinai/Brookhaven – Occupy May Day Tearwater Tea (Ian and Kimberly attended this one) Went well. Stories read to children. Held banners on side of road. Literature table with issues like Move To Amend. Big banner read “Celebrate Peace And Justice” “99%”. There are […]

A Marriage of Art and Politics Chapter 1: Church Meetings

My buddy Jim, who was the lead singer/songwriter of Nylon & Steel, said to me: You gotta go see the Vance Gilbert show in December. This guy’s grea

A new tradition for Groundhog Day

2012 “Regular” Groundhog Report: On Thursday morning, February 2nd, Punxstuawney Phil “saw his shadow”. So, six more weeks of winter. Story at the Washington Post: here. On Long Island, Holtsville Hal DID NOT see his shadow, and thus predicts an early Spring. (as per Newsday). ______________ Over at Peace Couple, Ian Wilder writes about a […]

Exit 39 by Ian Wilder plus video

Ian Wilder performed his poem “Exit 39″ at Thanksgroovin, a part of The FOLK-GROOVIN’ CAFÉ The night was Hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA. and it featured BOB WESTCOTT, IAN WILDER, WALTER SARGENT, SCOTT JAMES, & RADIUM DIAL. The event took place at The Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (corner of New York Ave. at High St.), Huntington, NY. 

Reading at BoogFest 2011: Vid & Pic

The Welcome to Boog City festival continues tonight and tomorrow night.  The full schedule can be found on this pdf.  You can find the facebook event here. This is a video of Ian Wilder reading his poem thinking of Jane standing on the edge of the woods.  As a bonus there is his Steve Earle poem at […]

BTF Interviews Ian Wilder, Green Party Activist, Pt 1

Bradley Thunderbird Phoenix asks Ian questions such as: When did the Green Party start? How does the Green Party differ from other political parties? From a few years ago. Related articles GPSuffolk in Newsday for Earth Day 4/17/11 (www.onthewilderside.com) Green Party Calls on WGRZ To Include Congressional Candidate Ian Murphy in the 5/12/11 CD-26 Debate (www.onthewilderside.com) NY Green […]