Category: "Environment"

Standing inside what could be.

June 9th, 2017
To some, the place might seem like any old, big woods. To me, it was something far greater. more »

Fission or fussion? A look at the science of social change.

November 16th, 2016
I’ve been silent, I know. For one thing, I felt this blog would get lost in the election chatter. For another, I couldn’t come up with much to write, at least not much besides expressions of sadness or fear, and I was pretty sure you've had enough of… more »

What's that smell?

March 31st, 2016
Yesterday I cut some hyacinth blooms and brought them inside. Pretty as they looked, my real intention was to enjoy the smell while I worked at my desk. Now, the office is absolutely lovely. more »

Another Big Storm

February 19th, 2016
I had to figure out what was bothering me so. Why was it that, if I heard the word “snowstorm” one more time, I thought I might explode? Normally I favor snow. I’m one of those people who believes, if it has to be winter, we should get pretty and playful precipitation. I needed a little soul searching. Otherwise I might be cranky until spring.… more »

Would the Real Terrorist Please Step Forward?

January 15th, 2016
With the world under attack as it has been, we're rightly worried about stopping the terrorists. We may have different opinions on how to do that, but we're unified in that they must be stopped. Dissent comes when we start talking about a craftier… more »