Memorial Day Thoughts

A day of billowing storm clouds, twisted junipers, wind and the ceaseless movement of the dunes… I see continuity and equivalency between my own life experience and the cycle of life and death playing out around me. I spent my childhood in the desert camping and hiking with my late father, where he had spent…

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Yucca Mountain

“We are the most dangerous species of life on the planet, and every other species, even the earth itself, has cause to fear our power to exterminate. But we are also the only species which, when it chooses to do so, will go to great effort to save what it might destroy.” – Wallace Stegner…

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The Wasteland

“What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow Out of this stony rubbish? Son of man, You cannot say, or guess, for you know only A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief, And the dry stone no sound of water. Only…

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