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

2019-03-18T17:16:15+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 [...]

The Bear

2017-07-25T19:32:10+00:00July 26th, 2017|A Good Day, Environmental Messaging|

Cradled between three birch trees is where they will find me. I look at my rifle. A bolt action 30.06 manufactured by the Savage Arms Company of Connecticut. It has a Redfield 4x telescopic sight and is accurate to 200 yards. It can kill anything from prairie dogs to [...]

Sheep – A Good Day

2017-06-12T19:17:47+00:00June 13th, 2017|A Good Day|

It’s called the basement of time. I am eight miles and five-thousand feet down the South Kaibab trail at mid-day. The temperature hovers close to 105 °F. My knees ache, and my body is tired. There is a rest house on the trail at this point, but it’s at [...]

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