I like to write about fish, animals, the environment and unique ways to think about those things here on my blog, thedyingfish.com. My regular readers also realize though that it’s all written from a libertarian, freedom-loving point of view. This is a time of crisis for American liberty and I’d like to shift my focus […]Read more "Resistance is Futile"
This is the second half of a long article of mine which was published in a literary journal last year. It’s the story of an urban oasis of wild things and how I think about places like this – seeing opportunity rather than wasteland. (Part one Here) Migratory birds rest and feed […]Read more "Libertarian Park Part 2"
I write a lot on The Dying Fish blog about minimizing government’s role in conservation, rather than thinking of the EPA and state agencies as the only bulwarks against environmental ruin. I also write a good bit about the danger of coming to think of public lands (state game lands, state parks, national forests, etc.) […]Read more "Stewardship"
All the world, it seems, is abuzz with political ideas and energy this winter, most of this stemming from a recent presidential inauguration. I’d like to keep my website out of the cheap day-to-day political fights that rage across the media, social and otherwise, but it’s probably the right time to make some kind of […]Read more "Trump: Friend or Foe to Libertarians?"
I’m just in from a few days of South Carolina rest and relaxation doing the sort of thing I’ve been dreaming of through the recent weeks of dedicated book preparation: wading a slow sandy creek and trying to catch catfish. The outing was for my nephew Stephen as well, a chance for him to escape […]Read more "Food for Thought"
This post may be a “spoiler” for the upcoming book but here it is, a sliver of what we’ll be walking toward when the adventure begins. I don’t believe the news on the environment is all bad news. In fact, there’s a great case to be made for just the opposite: that our natural environment […]Read more "Celebrate Renewal"