As an environmental studies major, environmental journalism was a required course. I think my professor would agree that journalism in many ways cannot be taught, but certainly can be edited. I did not excel in the course, but I managed to impress him with my final report. Enjoy a bit of conservation journalism below. [GEOL […]Read more "With a keen eye — sometimes — good news appears.."
But seriously.. I grew up in a small town that thrived on oil. I saw both sides of the need for safe drilling. I was raised to love the wilderness, not only for hunting, but also for the kinship it offers to all. Yet, that sense of community seemed lacking in our small town. Oil […]Read more "And Flint Still Doesn’t Have Water Right?"
**I found this in my computer archives from English Comp. circa 2011. Some of the timelines and statistics may vary, but this is definitely worth an open minded read.** Think Globally, Act Locally Everyone uses it. We all are dependent. It’s the drug of the developed world. Can we go cold turkey? It indeed […]Read more "Think Globally; Act Locally "
I remember my first failure. There were many pieces remaining, but the grin on my opponents face deemed the board irrelevant as he deftly moved his rook to h8..”Checkmate!” At age 8, I was shocked. I felt defeated. I failed and I didn’t even know where I went wrong. And as we worked back through […]Read more "Unlocking Patterns of Thought? — Try Chess"
First step: Answer these questions. Why do we eat what we eat? Why do we sleep where we sleep? Why do we breathe what we breathe? Why do we think what we think?Read more "How to be successful in life?"
“I ask questions, but the hard ones, I keep to myself. I like to figure things out for myself whenever possible.”Read more "“The Lonesome Crowded West” -A Short Story"