A huge thank you to everyone who supported The Arctic Circle fundraising campaign – the residency fee is paid and I’m gearing up to go back to the Arctic in October. I […]
Part 15, a compilation and expansion. 7 July I woke to rain and so stayed in bed until it ended – at about 0200. It was mild and almost balmy out (well, […]
Money moves toward enterprises where profit lies in waiting. But money runs as fast as possible from the tired and unprofitable. Consider the fortunes of wind-generated energy and that produced by burning […]
In the unknown eastside of Oregon lies a land of color, texture, and light.
Part 14, still floeing, still flowing. 6 July There are several things I wanted to write about but keep forgetting, so, I’ll see how this goes – the ice push: the ice […]
“It would shock you too…” “…the things we used to do on grass.” (Brisbane, California 2018. See my other work here and here. XTC rules.)
Eastern Oregon. Fifty miles of inhospitable road offers this, and it is worth every inch.
Part 13, the ice and wind come to call. 2 July Rainy, windy, cold day yesterday. Rain finally cleared and I banded a few hapless birds. The egg season is slacking off. […]
If you don’t like what it means today, do something about it. In the early 1950s, I stumbled and bumbled my way through elementary school. The Cold War had begun, and we […]
Part 12, in which the Arctic poppies show their mettle, the snow bunting chicks emerge, and a polar bear leaves its mark. 27 June Although my alarm went off at 2200, I […]