Efforts to understand, improve, or do less harm to the world around me.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Fear at the heart of the American experience

It's an admittedly left-leaning analysis but I think many of the concepts of an ongoing national paranoia are hard to ignore.  More than anything it helps underline that fear is undoubtedly a kind of commodity.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Decoding the warning signs

A very well written, sad, and beautiful story from the NYT about addition and loss.

Sunday, July 02, 2017

How wolves change rivers

I've heard several stories around how ecosystems work and how interconnected they are.  I never had a clear understanding until I saw how wolves impacted their world.  A short version and a longer (video) one.

Politics near and far

Related articles: Analysis of the rather strange psychology of a very strange situation.  Also, someone may just not be having fun.