Capitalism as Sustainability 2

  Here, I continue to make my case for the superiority of capitalism over socialism, in the realm of the environment and beyond…   Suppose one farmer Wilson digs and then dams a tiny brook on his property to create a pond. Some decry his environmental insensitivity – he’s sinned against Gaia and will create […]

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Felix Omondi

Like me, young Felix Omondi grew up loving to fish and feeling it was natural to be outdoors. We both took to the fly rod at some point as we grew up, finding that sport could be as valuable as fish in the pan. We were much alike, the only significant thing separating us being […]

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North Country Calendar

  Perhaps the best journal of my year outdoors comes in the form of the photos I’ve taken along the way as I’ve hiked, fished and lived in the woods. And in recent years these photos have coalesced into the North Country Calendar, my annual showcase of some of the best photos taken generally from […]

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How to Adventure

When I was a little kid back in Nova Scotia Canada I caught frogs, built clubhouses on an industrial scale and generally ran wild. I started to acquire some elementary skills that would never help me to get a job but would begin building my career as an outdoorsman. And it was probably at this […]

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Sylvan and Nocturnal

It’s twilight now up on the Allegheny Front. As I begin to write something I can still see words taking shape on the page without a light but that won’t last. I might be able to see better elsewhere in the forest but here below tall hemlocks and red spruces, it’s dark. Owls have already […]

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