A Good Day – Not for our National Parks!

2018-06-28T19:23:06+00:00 June 25th, 2018|A Good Day, Actions You Can Take, Climate politics, National Parks, Nature, Reasons for Acting|

A bald eagle wings southeast across blue skies on the north shore of Yellowstone Lake. We are just inside the east park boundary. Ian (10) and Teo (7) are playing in a snow field just over a pass. Being from Atlanta, they have almost never seen real snow up [...]

Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon – What Could Go Wrong?

2018-05-17T13:37:07+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Business and Environment, Nature|

I am camped on the Colorado outside of Moab, Utah. The river winds past willows just a few feet from my tent reflecting the red rock canyons. Unfortunately, I learned too late that across the river and upstream several hundred yards is a radioactive uranium mining tailings dump. The [...]

Slow Earthwalking

2018-04-28T23:01:15+00:00 April 28th, 2018|A Good Day, Nature|

I am on a desert walkabout. Places like Hovenweep, Canyons of the Ancients, Arches, Great Sands, Chaco. I try not to hike the main trails. It’s not that I don’t like the sights. It’s that I don’t like lots of people. Not personally. Just en masse. It’s the back [...]

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