Spring Greening

Humanity is exalted not because we are so far above other living creatures, but because knowing them well elevates the very concept of life. -- Edward O. Wilson, Biophilia It's May already.  I feel like the last few months of winter and the first of Spring blend and meld and then suddenly it's ninety degrees Fahrenheit... Continue Reading →

Pollution: Invisible and Obvious

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans. --Jacques-Yves Cousteau On a walk through a local park, a young woman passes beneath a dense green canopy of trees.  Birds sing around her, wildflowers bloom along the trail, and a doe and fawn whitetail deer pass nearby with little... Continue Reading →

Ocean, Mountain, Forest

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. -- John Muir A blue Western sky opens for us as we leave Spokane, heading west.  I met Sean and Brigette while working at a Boy Scout camp in Northern Idaho, and I was staying in the Spokane area ever since camp ended.... Continue Reading →

Introduction

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.      - John Muir Cabin fever is setting in during this record-breaking cold winter.  I've ventured outside a few times, but for the most part, I've been staying indoors.  After years of winters of considering writing... Continue Reading →

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