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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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The Field

My job used to entail a fair amount of time outdoors. Especially this time of year. Typically, October is when Florida weather begins to turn beautiful. Humidity and temperature drop, the water is clear, and the breeze blows gently. Clouds … 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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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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Every Kid in a Park

Today President Obama launched an initiative called “Every Kid in a Park“, whereby all 4th grade students in America and their families will get free admission to all National Parks and other federal lands and waters for a full year, … 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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Our National Parks

Monday, August 25th, marked the 98th birthday for our National Park Service in the United States. The National Park Service was created by an Act signed by President Woodrow Wilson on August 25, 1916. Yellowstone National Park was established by … Continue reading

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