Where the Eagles Soared: Are We Losing Our Land and Our History?

I have roamed the Eastern Shore many times with other memories stretching back to the time when Caryn and I, long involved with African American history and civil rights, were happy to find a lone historical marker about Frederick Douglass in St. Michaels.

The Environment and Impeachment?

As soon as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi announced the initiation of an impeachment inquiry into the actions of President Donald Trump, the RCC signed on in support of a pro-impeachment rally.

Whose Climate Plan Is It?

Since the main, viable candidates for President are all concerned about climate change, examining the details, sources, biases, and omissions of any climate plan is critical. 06-07-19

Is the Green New Deal Too Radical?

The climate crisis, like the threat of nuclear war at the height of the Cold War, needs a rallying cry, and it needs action — fast. 05-14-19

Why Should We Care About Robins?

This winter, when it was often cold and rainy, I watched with delight as robins hopped and jumped and dangled from the small branches of my backyard holly tree to get to and gobble its small clusters of bright red-orange berries. 03-11-19

Missing Winter?

As the first snow flurries begin to fall, I rush to put out extra seed in my yard. Within seconds, a junco appears beneath the feeders, as if beamed in from Canada. 01-14-19

In the Details

My close observation of the details of asters — call it a fixation or fascination if you will — has allowed me to find out a number of things as I took breaks from my equally obsessive attention to this year’s critical election. 11-11-18

A Different Fall on Campus

Environmentalists have been playing desperate defense since the 2016 election brought a trifecta of right-wing, anti-environmental, indeed, anti-progressive forces to power. 08-20-18