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I am the beach,
the sand and rocks
where you break
and crash foaming.

You surge, splash,
thunder and roar,
sparkling dance,
incessant noise.

Toss mysteries… 19 more words


Somewhere in Colorado

Shots from a recent trip to Colorado. I love the place. Photos were done with my little Nikon S9700 and post-processed in Lightroom. Click on any frame to open the slide show:


Blogging Again (like somebody cares)

This is by necessity one of those “writing about writing” things that I tend to find tedious. More specifically, this is about blogging and the evolution of tech. 973 more words


Greenpeace director: ′We need to find ways to connect rather than divide us′

Greenpeace international director Jennifer Morgan spoke to DW about how climate change is linked to human rights and why the world’s poorest countries might eventually have to go to court to get climate funding. 636 more words


Climate Change In Kentucky: ‘One Home Came Floating Down The River’

Photo by Jack Spadaro

Climate change and strip-mined mountains equals flooding.

VARNEY, West Virginia — Pigeon Creek flows through a narrow mountain hollow along a string of coal mining communities, its water trickling under the red and yellow of the changing fall foliage. 449 more words


riff like jazz

I need to riff like jazz, like Kerouac of old, like Coltrane and Miles. iPad reaching out over the ether to the Bluetooth speaker playing the Byrds from a long damn time ago, and then the Grateful Dead, and then I have to go walking around and I don’t care what’s playing. 504 more words


Greenhouse gas concentrations in atmosphere reach yet another high | World Meteorological Organization

Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to the World Meteorological Organization. This continuing long-term trend means that future generations will be confronted with increasingly severe impacts of climate change, including rising temperatures, more extreme weather, water stress, sea level rise and disruption to marine and land ecosystems. 14 more words