Together On A Living Planet

It is time to say goodbye to the great mammals.  Nothing vanishes in a tidy fashion and these creatures have been persevering for decades with remarkable composure to maintain a wild existence while living in the midst of a most … Continue reading →

The Wooden People

1 – FOREST The North has always been with us, an unspoiled retreat and refuge from human civilization’s excess and noise.  “Up north” means a clear cold night filled with stars, frozen lakes and rushing rivers.  From northern Michigan to … Continue reading →

Three Old Men and a Blueblood

It is truly unnerving to try and write about climate change.  For months, I have been deeply absorbed in the writings of James Lovelock, who, after a decade of the most authoritative and frightening pronouncements about the climate situation, written … Continue reading →

A Time of Humanity ~ The Sympathy of Enlightenment

  We have not moved from our modest neighborhood but our address has changed:  it is now Clearwater, Florida, in the Virgo Supercluster of Laniakea (Hawaiian for ‘immense heaven’).  Astronomers have discovered that our Milky Way is clumped together with … Continue reading →