Tag Archives: Environmental

No vision for the future

Back in the 1960’s and 70’s my family vacationed in the Myrtle Beach area, Garden City to be specific. From Charlotte, you drive down Hwy. 74 to 601, then 151 to 378 through Conway to Myrtle Beach. I always loved … Continue reading

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Donald Trump would like to wish everyone a “Happy Earth Day!”

“The environment is not merely the place where we live and act, for the biosphere is the ground from which and within which we arise. The earth is not only our home, it is our mother.” – David Loy Headlines … Continue reading

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This planet

I attended the funeral of a church member yesterday. Now my “designated” protestant affiliation is with the Presbyterian church but if you have spent anytime reading my blog you know that I also mix in my Kool-Aid some Universalism, Buddhism … Continue reading

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One man gathers what another man spills

“Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, One man gathers what another man spills.” – St. Stephen by the Grateful Dead Wednesday is trash day on my street, the day we roll our trash and recycle cans down to the curb for … Continue reading

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Snowflakes

“One of Trump’s most attractive features to his followers is that he’s a “straight talker” who doesn’t care who he offends. But he’s unmasked himself as one of the most thin-skinned, overly-sensitive politicians America has ever seen. If his fans … Continue reading

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We’ve had bigger storms than this

“We’ve had bigger storms than this. We did have two horrific storms, epic storms. But if you go back into the ’30s and ’40s, and you go back to the ’teens, you’ll see storms that were very similar and even … Continue reading

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Beyond global warming

Whether you believe in global warming or not the one thing we can all agree on is we have people living in areas they have no business living in. Taking it a step further, we have trillions of dollars invested … Continue reading

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Plastic free July

“People had more than they needed. We had no idea what was precious and what wasn’t. We threw away things people kill each other for now.” – Denzel Washington in The Book of Eli I saw a bumper sticker this morning that read “Live simply so others can simply live.” I know that … Continue reading

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The universe in a pool of water

It was just a little wet spot. Less a bog and more a hole where some water couldn’t escape. The Davidson River was just twenty feet behind it. I imagine when the river overflowed its banks this little indention in … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

“The only clear thing is that we humans are the only species with the power to destroy the earth as we know it. The birds have no such power, nor do the insects, nor does any mammal. Yet if we … Continue reading

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