Return to Standing Rock – A Personal Journey – Part II

2017-09-23T19:05:26+00:00September 23rd, 2017|A Good Day, Actions You Can Take, Dakota Access Pipeline, Reasons for Acting, Standing Rock|

The following post is Part 2 of a 3 part series. The events occurred in August, September and October of 2016 and are being published now as all charges against me in the DAPL water protection recently have been dropped. These post are longer in length because I believe the [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline – A Personal Journey – Part 1

2017-09-13T21:44:26+00:00September 14th, 2017|A Good Day, Actions You Can Take, Dakota Access Pipeline, Standing Rock|

The following post is Part 1 of a 3 part series. The events occurred in August, September and October of 2016 and are being published now as all charges against me in the DAPL water protection recently have been dropped. These post are longer in length because I believe the [...]

Standing Rock – Black Smoke – A Personal Journey – Part III

2017-09-23T19:03:23+00:00September 4th, 2017|A Good Day, Actions You Can Take, Dakota Access Pipeline, Reasons for Acting, Standing Rock|

Black smoke. Armored vehicles. Pepper spray. 300 helmeted police in riot gear. Helicopters. Nightsticks. Snipers. Bean bags. Rubber bullets. Sound cannons. Cell phone jamming. Drums. Sage. Prayers. 300 unarmed peaceful water protectors. Tobacco. Tribal elders. Song. Blockade. Crossing Minnesota, I don’t yet realize what I am driving into. The [...]

Did Trump Just Hand American Farmers a “Slow Death Tax”?

2017-02-13T03:43:43+00:00February 7th, 2017|A Good Day, Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy|

Farmers are connected to the earth physically, economically, and spiritually. They understand what’s going on with the earth and have for six thousand years. I am talking to a friend of mine who farms in Iowa. It is pheasant season, and we are walking yellow grass along a small creek. [...]