Price of Progress

Progress should not inherently translate into social and economic inequalities and social strife.

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Breakup Blues

Education and awareness have great potential and power to incentivize changes in attitude and behavior.

Wild Whitewater

However, value is not limited to something concrete and that which we directly utilize.

Borrow With Care

Every past, present, and future civilization is dependent on land.

Aerobes vs. Anaerobes

Composting is nature’s way of recycling, as necessary nutrients are released back into the environment where they fuel the growth of new biota.

“Not In My Backyard…”

While most people would not dispute the necessity and importance of them, most people would passionately maintain that their community should not host them.

Discards Disconnect

“Aside from fleeting encounters – such as a glimpse of a collection truck trundling down a neighborhood street – many people have only a vague sense of where their discards go.” ~ Heather Rogers, in her novel “Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage” (2006) Rodgers uses this quote as an introductory sentence of Chapter…

Allure of Autumn

The forests and mountains, with all their sounds, flora, and fauna, create a tranquil, soothing atmosphere.

Beetles don’t know best…

Yellow journalism embodies the triumphs of subjectivity over objectivity and disinformation over information.

Majestic Mackinac

A world away from the hustle and bustle of suburbia, it is very pedestrian-friendly and afforded a different atmosphere of Victorian elegance marked by tranquility, peacefulness, and hospitality.