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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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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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This Wild and Precious Life

The world is a little less bright. A little less full and not quite as wondrous. A great soul was lost back in May. It has taken me until now to process and write about it. A true daughter of … 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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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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Extraordinary

“When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.” – Jaques Yves Cousteau Where do I even begin? Much has happened since I was with you … Continue reading

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