Environment

HOW GREEN WAS OUR GOLDEN?

When Doug was a freshman in college, one of his roommates brought home a puppy, then quickly lost interest.  Doug found himself in a human/canine partnership with an amazing mongrel.  Raised in a household  of male college students in the 70s, Yama was given free rein to explore his inner […]

FIGHTING BACK AT BUCK RUB

It seems I live in a bad neighborhood, roamed by a destructive gang.   The authorities are helpless.  The gang has become too big and too powerful.  When I see the wreck they are making of so many promising young lives, I am strongly tempted to buy a gun. I’m talking, […]

THE WEATHER OF THE FUTURE

I have just read The Weather of the Future:   Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet by Heidi Cullen, and I want everyone to read it. I’ve been following climate change closely and writing about its local impact for a while now. (see my posts: 6 […]