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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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Twelve Years

In September of 2003, my youngest son was born. Today is his birthday. Twelve years old! It feels strange that I no longer have a kid in elementary school. And that the cuddly little dude is a pre-teenager now. And … 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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Confronting Atmospheric Reemployment

Sometimes we are hit with story after story about behavior and activity that confounds us. We simply can’t understand how grown adults, presumably well educated (or at least literate) and capable of critical thought, can hold positions that are starkly … Continue reading

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