We took our first trip up Old Fall River Road as everyone was heading home from the 4th of July holiday…
It was so hot last weekend. We ran for the mountains, the coolness, the melting snows of the high country. And the summer wild flowers.
Picked up Keri Smith’s lovely new book The Wander Society. Her blog is here. We’ve given most of her books to our little friends, Will and Julia – and we have read them too. We use them as inspiration for our own wandering. And we’ve wandered to our usual and a few unusual haunts. Some […]
Some days are diamonds. I know what set John Denver’s Muse to whisper that line in his ear one day: Serendipitously hearing the prehistoric lowing of a sedge of Sandhill Cranes, wings beating languidly heavenward on some unexpected afternoon just before spring. Erie. Resplendent. An exclamation point in an otherwise ordinary day. […]
I wasn’t the first enviro-dweeb to bastardise that cultural reference to underscore the demise of the American West under the hoofed locusts of the meat industrial complex, but I dearly hoped I might be one of the last. Lo, here we are nearly two decades later and still there are assholes like Cliven Bundy and […]militia, ranching
A new documentary titled Chasing Ice demonstrates—in stunning detail—the terrifying pace at which glaciers in the Northern Hemisphere are retreating. As all of the science piles up against our carbon-based economy, it is unconscionable that people like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and many in Congress continue to deny that climate change is real and human-driven.climate change