Take it or Leave it
Thomas Jefferson meets the 21st Century
Imagine it’s 1801 and the President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, faces electronic media scrutiny and DNA analysis. Consider these facts and what might have been...
Dec 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Cartwright & “The Lonesome Lady”
Almost 20 years ago, some friends and I took a pack trip into Dark Canyon with Ken Sleight.
Nov 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where the buffalo roamed...
It was an ungodly silence. Across the wide expanse of prairie for a thousand miles, only the sound of the wind rustling remnants of the tall grass betrayed the overwhelming and absolute stillness.
Sep 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virtual Moab – An alternative future
My apocalyptic visions of the future depress many of my friends. Tell the truth and everybody squirms.
Aug 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘Spill’ ... and our complicity
As I write this, it’s August 9 and BP appears to have finally stopped the oil leakage from the Deepwater Horizon well.
Aug 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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News from the future!
No one can accurately predict the future, whether it’s climate change, the flow of the Colorado River or the economic future of southeast Utah...but it’s interesting to speculate.
Jul 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fear and adrenalin and park rangers
When Chief Ranger Jerry Epperson hired me to be a seasonal ranger at Arches National Park in Utah so many years ago, I wasn’t sure what my duties were supposed to be. So it seemed like a good idea ...
Jun 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature-deficit disorder ruining our kids?
No matter how old I live to be, there will never be a place so full of mystery and adventure as a place of my childhood called The Woods.
Jun 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Casualties of war
When I was 18 years old, I was stupid in all the ways you’d expect an 18 year old to be stupid. Shallow and silly, irresponsible...in other words, a perfect candidate for America’s armed forces.
May 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live (swat!) from Australia...
Hand me a Cuban and screw my carbon footprint ...I’m an AMURKIN!
Mar 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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