Category Archives: Ocean

World Oceans Day

Somehow in the chaos of my life over the past few months, I have inadvertently managed to ignore this space that I had set aside for the purpose of staying connected to my thoughts on the ocean and the natural … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2016

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean. – Arthur C. Clarke Today we celebrate Earth Day, commemorating this date in 1970 when the Apollo mission first looked down on our planet and saw it … Continue reading

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Crafting Deeper Stories in 2016

  Last year, I was invited to join the Board of Directors of the newly formed Ocean Media Institute. I have since been elected as the Vice President of the Board of Directors, which is an incredible honor, especially when … Continue reading

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What Earth Day Means to Me…

When I think about the idea of “Earth Day”, I am immediately taken back to my childhood. My father, an avid outdoorsman, educator, and environmentalist, would take me backpacking in the Sierras, rock climbing in Joshua Tree, swimming in the … Continue reading

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Where Were You When You Heard…

I remember five years ago when I heard about the explosion on the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig out in the Gulf of Mexico. The images coming over the airwaves were incredible, pillars of flame and fire-boats trying to control … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years

In April of 2000, my eldest son was born. Today is his birthday. Fifteen years old. In many ways it is somewhat mind-boggling to think that, not only did I help make another human being, but also managed to keep … Continue reading

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And Now We Welcome the New Year…

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Ranier Maria Rilke I decided some time ago that I will no longer do “resolutions” for the New Year. All too often they are simply … Continue reading

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