Some folks get their thrills doing things like skydiving or cliff jumping. For others, it’s hard-won turns from skinning up and skiing down our local backcountry terrain. But whether it’s square dancing, poker, halfpipe or quarter horses, most of us need some kind of stimuli beyond our daily here-and-now. Other than skiing – which I […]
Just a few days ago, I learned my oldest niece is pregnant with her first child. It was her husband who shared with me the happy news, and after I congratulated him I couldn’t help but reflect on the mixture of joy and challenge that comes with parenting. Kids, of course, change our lives in […]
while the Declaration itself led to one heck of a war, ultimately the document is about peace – and the ability to pursue such without unrepresentative governmental meddling.
Once the stories about the ruined lives and livelihoods all along the Gulf start rolling in, perhaps this will be one wake-up call Americans simply can’t ignore.
The reality is the technologies for replacing fossil fuels exist. They just need to be developed, encouraged and funded.
What this country needs now is a bit more unity to tackle our problems instead of stonewalling and refusing to even come to the table
Even as we still celebrate the “hearty miner” in our museums and marketing material, we’re still trying to clean up after them a century-and-a-half later.
Robert McNamara may be gone, but his actions at the center of U.S. foreign policy during Vietnam – and later torment over his role – contain valuable lessons for the future
Since most people commute less than 30 miles, the idea of a plug-in electric car can make an awful lot of sense.
imes are tough enough without the fear that every mortgage, credit card or loan contract is larded up with “getchas” aimed at exploiting our ignorance