Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends,
have become global garbage cans.
On a walk through a local park, a young woman passes beneath a dense green canopy of trees. Birds sing around her, wildflowers bloom along the trail, and a doe and fawn whitetail deer pass nearby with little caution. This scene is timeless and anyone could enjoy these simple wonders of nature Continue reading “Pollution: Invisible and Obvious”
I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
As a youth I had a dream of becoming an astronaut. I even made a T-shirt with the space shuttle on it using acrylic paint–I wanted to be the first man on Mars. I grew up more in high school and thought that I wanted to be a Jack Kerouac or a Christopher McCandless. Continue reading “Becoming a Naturalist”
Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. – Mark Twain
The sky darkens as a mass of thick, low clouds sweep across the sky. Winds blast frigid air through the city and flurries fly violently with every gust. The snowstorm unloads more than a foot of snow in only a few hours Continue reading “Climate and Weather”