Monthly archives: June 2014
Why Birds Matter?
Every year, in between Tax Day and May Day, millions of people celebrate Earth Day, and while I am among them, my personal appreciation for the planet does not peak until the late spring and early summer. The reason: the arrival of the birds.
Many migratory birds fly thousands [...]
AFTER 30 YEARS, A SANCTUARY IS THREATENED
We didn’t meet our new neighbors at the lake until Labor Day weekend. Standing next to a blazing bonfire he’d built in a steel drum, Walter beckoned us over and introduced himself. His large belly, constantly moving eyes, and untrimmed,[...]
THE TIMELESSNESS OF OUR CURRENT URGENCY TO CONNECT
It's not just convenience --or Steve Jobs-- that keeps us online and shackled to our devices. It's our DNA.
How did we get here, I asked myself often.
Why do we allow ourselves to be slaves to devices, chained to multiple screens [...]