Here are our 22 favorite landscape images. The American earth is a great and beautiful place. We have always cared … Continue reading 22 favorite landscape images
We Americans often think that our political system is the best in the world. Unfortunately American government is not the … Continue reading American government is not the world’s best
The statement “race is not a real thing” sounds preposterous. But in one sense race does not really exist. Race … Continue reading Race is not a real thing
My wife and I have a grandson who once came up with some advice for his Grandma while they were … Continue reading Youthful misadventures: Living the Good Life
The world is now in its hottest summer ever and wildfires are now in a dangerous new phase. The hottest … Continue reading Wildfires are now in a dangerous new phase
A story about how I dropped out and found a strange new world on the art show road. At the … Continue reading We can be artists, can’t we?
I first wrote and published the first version of this essay in late 2020. I reread the original essay on … Continue reading How does history happen?
Summertime used to be fun. I used to travel all over the American West taking pictures all summer long. I … Continue reading Summertime used to be fun.
Why are we letting the world burn has suddenly become a very pressing question. Climate change has always been about … Continue reading Why are we letting the world burn?
In many ways the 1960s were the beginning of the end for the US. At least that’s the way many … Continue reading The 1960s were the beginning of the end
An event like the melting of the arctic is called a tipping point. The death of rainforests is another tipping … Continue reading Why Tipping Points are so scary
West Antarctica’s Pine Island glacier has long been known as a weak link in the antarctic ice cap. It has … Continue reading Pine Island Glacier is disintegrating
Every year the CO2 in our altmosphere rises during the winter and falls during the summer. This is because green … Continue reading CO2 is at record high despite everything
A couple days ago we woke up to some pretty smokey air in Albuquerque, NM. This was on Monday, June … Continue reading Even slightly smokey air is dangerous
The number of pandemics in our future is now growing astonomically. And they are all coming from the fact that … Continue reading How to stop the next pandemic?
Sharks and Rays were once prolific in our oceans. But rays and sharks have declined by 71% since 1970. In … Continue reading Sharks have declined by 71% since 1970