On Pine Needles and Politics

July 28, 2016 - Toadstool and Pine Needles, 2013 In My First Summer in the Sierra (1911), John Muir offers the following account of ske...
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Alas, His Feet Are Bolted Firmly to the Ground

July 26, 2016 - Big John, 2016 There stands Big John firm against the brilliant sky, tall and hollow, alone and happy. He's been there...
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On the Danger of Poets and Noble Lies

July 12, 2016 - Poet, Minstrel, Muse, 2016 The shadow of Plato's Republic falls long across the imagination of western philosophy, theo...
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Of Dandelions

July 06, 2016 - The Point, Morro Rock, 2016 In his wonderful book, From Nature to Creation, theologian Norman Wirzba maintains that "ho...
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