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"