Wind Turbines and Birds Go Around and Round

Bird collisions happen because birds see the world differently.  ~ The American Bird Conservancy   “Creak, creak, creak…” lazily interrupted the silence of the prairie. Another hot day quail hunting, we walked up to the ancient windmill where the dogs could get water and tried futilely to avoid stepping in the cow pies where the […]

Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Little (Climate) Change?

“And so, I became miserably conflicted about climate change. I accepted its supremacy as the environmental issue of our time, but I felt bullied by its dominance. Not only did it make every grocery-store run a guilt trip; it made me feel selfish for caring more about birds in the present than about people in […]

An Ethical Child

“Nowadays man finds himself to be a technical giant and an ethical child.”                         Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga “The amplification of our lives by technology grants us a power we can no longer afford to use.”                            George Monbiot, Feral It was a shiny, four-wheel drive, crew cab pickup and I expected to see the […]